By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In an effort to develop new strains of plants that can provide calories to a world that is growing in population, particularly in regions that depend on rice as a staple, the University of Arizona will use a $9.9 million grant to fund collaborative studies of the genomes of wild relatives of cultivated rice, the university said last week.

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