Thursday, April 28, 2011

Cornell researchers win grant to fight wheat pathogen

From Cornell News:

"The United Kingdom's Department for International Development (DFID) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced today that they will invest $40 million in a global project led by Cornell to combat deadly strains of Ug99, an evolving wheat pathogen that poses a dangerous threat to global food security, particularly in the poorest nations of the developing world."

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