NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – CosmosID announced today that it has partnered with the University of Maryland, College Park, School of Public Health to help develop new methods for sustainable food crop irrigation.

Last month, the university received a four-year, $10 million grant from the US Department of Agriculture to establish a center called CONSERVE: A Center of Excellence at the Nexus of Sustainable Water Reuse, Food, and Health, focused on finding ways to safely use non-traditional irrigation water on food crops.

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