NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Indiana University has been awarded an $8 million grant from the National Science Foundation that it will use in a four-year, multi-center study of the genetics and genomics of "economically important and evolutionarily interesting plants," IU said this week.

The researchers will study the compositae family of flowering pants, which includes sunflowers, safflowers, lettuce, daisies, and dandelions, the university said.

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