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Study a Step Toward Disease-resistant Crops, Sustainability


November 12, 2008

biology graphic A five-year study that could help increase disease resistance, stress tolerance and plant yields is under way at Purdue University. The $4 million project uses a new technique called "mutant-assisted gene identification and characterization," or MAGIC, to identify potentially useful gene combinations in crop species. Full Story

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