Researchers Sequence Pineapple Genome

A multinational team of scientists has sequenced genomes of a wild pineapple relative, the red pineapple (Ananas bracteatus), and two cultivated varieties of the pineapple (Ananas comosus). Christopher Columbus arrived in Guadeloupe on November 4, 1493, during his second voyage to the New World. At a Carib village, he and his sailors encountered pineapple plants [...] —> Read More