Bayer CropScience, VIB-UGent Team on Crop Studies | GenomeWeb

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Bayer CropScience and researchers from VIB-UGent in Flanders, Belgium have started a collaboration to develop crops with higher yields and better tolerance to environmental stresses such as drought or soil salinity.

Under the collaboration, the partners will undertake two genomics-focused projects funded by the Flemish government's agency for innovation, science and technology, the IWT.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

In PLOS this week: a sequencing-based screen of Lyme disease-causing pathogen, the range of animals bitten by Anopheles darling mosquitoes in Peru, and more.

An NC State researcher is exploring the use of CRISPR-Cas3 as an anti-microbial, Gizmodo reports.

The Earth BioGenome Project plans to sequence all life on Earth, according to ScienceInsider.

For those who are concerned about Trump administration actions related to science, a new column in Scientific American has suggestions for ways to fight back.