NEW HAVEN, Conn.--CuraGen and DuPont Agricultural Enterprise have signed a collaborative research agreement to explore the application of genomics to enhance the discovery and development of crop protection products.

"We believe that genomics will accelerate DuPont's effort to discover and develop novel, environmentally safe crop-protection products with optimal specificity for target organisms," said Elmo Beyer, DuPont Agricultural's vice-president for global research and development.

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