By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – University of Delaware researchers have received a five-year $4.2 million grant from the US Department of Agriculture to lead a multi-center team seeking to enhance the genetic diversity of corn for cultivation in North America.

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