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Improving cotton the goal of $3.8 million grant to University of Texas at Austin plant geneticist
Date:9/15/2010

y they hope to reduce pesticide use and therefore decrease the ecological impact of growing cotton.

Chen and his collaborators are also bringing cutting-edge plant genomic science, such as DNA isolation and analyses, to middle and high schools in the Mississippi Delta. The group has developed and will continue to develop teaching tools and workshops to bring science to these underserved students and institutions.


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Contact: Dr. Z. Jeff Chen
zjchen@mail.utexas.edu
512-475-9327
University of Texas at Austin
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