Boyce Thompson Institute



$6.5 million grant may lead to disease-resistant cucurbits

A consortium of 20 researchers is using advanced genomic techniques to accelerate the development of disease-resistant varieties of cucurbit crops. BTI Associate Professor Zhangjun Fei will lead the bioinformatics and genomics part of the initiative.

New cases of citrus greening disease emphasize dire need for solutions

The detection of 10 new citrus greening disease cases in California citrus trees weighed heavily on attendees of a recent citrus greening research meeting.

Cornell Nanoscale Facility seeks collaborations for nano-agriculture

The Cornell Nanoscale Facility would like to expand their collaborations with plant scientists.

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