By Andrea Anderson

SAN DIEGO (GenomeWeb News) – Efforts are underway to not only tackle problems of productivity and disease resistance for crop plants, but also to boost the nutritional content of these crops, attendees heard at the Plant and Animal Genome meeting this week, where several researchers presented on projects related to this goal.

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