NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Dow AgroSciences has struck a collaboration with Australia's Victoria Department of Primary Industries (DPI)to develop new genetics technologies to boost crop performance, the Dow Chemical subsidiary said this week.

Under the agreement, the partners plan to develop elite crop varieties with improved productivity and product quality traits.

The collaboration expands an earlier research and development program, launched in 2009, between DPI and Dow AgroSciences, a subsidiary of Dow Chemical.

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