USAID Provides $5M for Sorghum Genetics Research | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The US Agency for International Development has provided $4.98 million in funding for a project aimed at "sustainable intensification of sorghum production."

Led by the University of Georgia's Plant Genome Mapping Laboratory, an international team of researchers will use genomics tools to "to address urgent needs for a more drought-resilient food supply, increase rates of sorghum improvement to better meet long-term population growth, and investigate production systems that promote sustainable farming."

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