NEW YORK, Jan 29 – Syngenta and Myriad Genetics agreed on Monday to share their recently-completed map of the rice genome with the International Rice Research Institute, according to a Reuters report.

The collaboration makes good on Syngenta’s promise to collaborate free-of-charge with private research institutes, particularly in developing countries. The IRRI is based in Los Baños, Phillippines.

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