Pleogenomics Canada is a company specializing in life science R&D and analytical services. Providing brokerage of genomics sequencing and analysis to other companies and private entrepreneurs to help them improve their businesses. One of our most prestigious projects is the natural latex production. We are looking for the potential crop candidates to fulfill this mission, such as dandelion. We need a domestic source of natural rubber and dandelion is a very good, high molecular weight rubber.
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The TKS project
The Russian dandelion, Taraxacum kok-saghyz (TKS) is an important crop as a natural latex substitution, it also produces green leafy vegetables and contain high inulin compound . This super plant has been genomically sequenced and annotated, and it’s promoting genomic approach of higher yield varietal development. The plant, a cousin to the common dandelion, could be the answer to supply problems with the rubber tree.