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Nov 17, 2010

DuPont and Australian Centre for Plant Functional Genomics Extend Partnership

On 17 November 2010 DuPont announced that it had extended its partnership with the Australian Centre for Plant Functional Genomics until 2015.

The goal of the partnership is to promote collaboration between DuPont's Pioneer Hi-Bred and ACPFG on crop production, especially in the field of drought-tolerant and nitrogen-efficient plants.  Their work concentrates on corn, soybeans, rice, wheat, canola, sorghum and barley.

For more see: "DuPont and the Australian Centre for Plant Functional Genomics extend partnership to increase agricultural productivity," DuPont Press Release, 17 November 2010.

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