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Researchers use TACC supercomputers to uncover the genetic roots of Yellow Canopy Syndrome

11:48 EDT 8 Aug 2017 | Physorg.COM

Since 2011, a mysterious illness known as Yellow Canopy Syndrome, or YCS, has afflicted Australian sugarcane. The condition causes the mid-canopy leaves of otherwise healthy plants to rapidly turn yellow to a degree that the plant's sugar yield can decrease by up to 30 percent.

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