NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — A research project led by Cornell University has received $1.8 million from the National Science Foundation to to continue sequencing the tomato genome and to create a database of genomic sequences and information on the tomato and related plants, Cornell said Wednesday.
 
The university said the International Tomato Sequencing Project, which includes contributions from institutions in nine countries, received $4 million in 2004 for the domestic research.
 

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