NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Ag-bio informatics firm Benson Hill Biosystems has announced a strategic partnership with the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA).

The partners said they will work together to accelerate breeding and development of new corn hybrids using Benson Hill's CropOS platform. Benson Hill will also receive a grant from NCGA for an undisclosed amount.

The cloud-based CropOS platform combines genomic data with curated expert knowledge to predict trait characteristics in plant breeding.

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