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The Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics is composed of approximately 100 faculty, staff, and graduate students, who together, are dedicated to the genetic improvement of crop plants for the advancement of human well being. This unique group has a long and distinguished history of service to New York State, U.S., and global agriculture and is the only Plant Breeding and Genetics Department in the country.

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