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GMOs: Misconceptions and Concerns

Jun 28, 2013
There are many misconceptions surrounding the controversial issue of genetically modified foods. Kathryn Boor, Dean of CALS, and Margaret Smith, Professor of Plant Breeding & Genetics, distinguish fact from fiction. Read more
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Cassava database becomes open access

May 6, 2013
The $25.2 million Next Generation Cassava Breeding project at Cornell has released a database that features all the breeding data on cassava for open access data sharing. Read more
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Cornell's Plant Breeding Program Ranked Top in the Nation

Sep 28, 2010
The Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics is the top of its kind in the nation, according to an extensive study released by the National Research Council. The department's graduate program achieved the highest score based on surveys that polled plant sciences peers from 118 institutions. Read more


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