chapter  11
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Role of Bioinformatics as a Tool for Vegetable Brassica Species

With the continued development of molecular techniques, the quantity and variety of data obtained by researchers is growing at an exponential rate. This increase in data production makes data analysis and integration a major challenge and increasingly sophisticated methods are required to draw meaningful conclusions from the analysis. It is becoming extremely

1Australian Centre for Plant Functional Genomics, School of Land, Crop and Food Sciences, Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia. 2School of Land, Crop and Food Sciences, ARC Centre of Excellence for Integrative Legume Research, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia. *Corresponding author: [email protected]

diffi cult for humans to interpret the experimental results without the use of dedicated bioinformatics tools, which enable the management and analysis of large quantities of information.