Cornell Receives $24M to Combat Global Wheat Threats

wheatRonnie Coffman, international plant breeder and director of Cornell’s office of International Programs in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, is the director of the newly funded $24 million grant project Delivering Genetic Gain in Wheat that has been awarded to Cornell University by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The grant aims to fund research that will allow wheat scientists and farmers to combat global wheat crop threats caused by climate change and disease pathogens.

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