NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The NH Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire said on Wednesday that it is among 14 US institutions who will share a five-year, $10 million grant to develop and apply DNA-based tools to improve the quality of and disease resistance in rosaceous crops.

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