USDA Kicks off Five New RNAi-related Research Programs in Recent Months | GenomeWeb

As the use of RNAi in crop sciences gains momentum, the US Department of Agriculture has continued focusing on the gene-silencing technology, with agency researchers kicking off at least five different RNAi-related research projects in recent months.

Two of the projects, both of which began this month, are centered on identifying gene targets for RNAi-based control of the whitefly, or Bemisia tabaci.

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