Turkey genome project nears completion

Turkey genome project nears completion

A PROJECT launched in 2008 to map the entire turkey genome is nearing completion, with more than 95% of the genome sequence now in place, according to an announcement from the Poultry Science Assn. (PSA).

The results of the current work, which has relied primarily on the use of next-generation sequencing technologies, should prove valuable for studying and subsequently enhancing economically important traits in poultry, according to a recent articl

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