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News Release 08-189

NSF Awards 20 New Projects for Plant Genome Research

Projects will better define plant responses to changing environments and contribute to understanding of genetic processes in economically important plants

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Illustration of Medicago truncatula, a small legume that adapts to high salinity.

Plant Genome Research Program (PGRP) researchers will study how Medicago truncatula, a small legume, and associated soil bacteria co-adapt to high salinity conditions.

Credit: Zina Deretsky, NSF

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