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Selected Results and Impacts
NIFA fund collaboration to design, create, and test genetically-modified Bt toxins
With NIFA, scientists discover how bacteria pass genetic material to plant genome
NIFA NRI-funded project may lead to improved wheat production by identifying genes responsible for temperature tolerance.
NIFA-funded research may help lessen the negative impact of ozone layer thinning on corn.
NIFA-funded research examines how a common algae can contribute to food production.
NIFA-funded research at Virginia Tech may lead to enhanced mosquito and disease control.
NIFA-funded research in Oregon may help scientists better understand genetic disease resistance in plants.
NIFA-supported scientists have enhanced disease resistance of rice by transferring genes from wheat to rice.
A NIFA grant has produced transgenic trees with more cellulose and less lignin, thereby reducing the impact of paper manufacturing on the environment.
NIFA-supported scientists are studying a rabbit model for a potential vaccine to immunize cattle and other livestock from blood-feeding horn flies.
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Last Updated: February 11, 2013
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