Scientists have produced a ‘methylome’ for domesticated cotton and its wild ancestors, a powerful new tool to guide breeders in creating cotton with better traits based on epigenetic changes. It’s an important step towards a new way of improving crops, called epigenetic breeding, say researchers.
USDA staff in the regional, state and county offices are ready to help residents impacted by recent disasters. Read moreRead More »
DuPont Co. and the Dow Chemical Co. have cleared a major hurdle to their tie-up with conditional approval from the Competition Commission of India for their $78.5 billion merger. There are only two major countries left to approve the deal — Canada and the U.S. Read moreRead More »