NSF Gives $100M for Plant Genomics Research | GenomeWeb

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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Science Foundation has awarded $101.9 million for a range of research projects that dive into the genomes of plants to make discoveries that could be valuable for developing more sustainable and disease-resistant crops.

The Plant Genome Research Program (PGRP) grants this year has supported 28 new awards that will fund research at 42 institutions and collaborations with researchers abroad, NSF said this week.

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