TITLE

Georgia gets corn improvement grant

AUTHOR(S)
Holmes, Get
PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;9/15/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 22, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a $5.6 million grant awarded to the University of Georgia (UGA) in Athens, Georgia for a work that could lead to the development of artificial chromosomes in corn. The ability to create artificial chromosomes would provide crop geneticists a quantum leap in their ability to create corn varieties adapted to specific production needs. Researchers are currently working with one trait at a time instead of the whole shebang, according to Wayne Parrott, a UGA crop geneticist and co-investigator of the new grant.
ACCESSION #
14644234

 

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