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Generating Whitefly-Resistant Plants

Saskia Hogenhout of The John Innes Centre in the United Kingdom will generate whitefly-resistant plants by engineering transgenic cassava plants with RNAi targeted against genes essential to whitefly Bemisia tabaci survival and reproduction.

More information about Protect Crop Plants from Biotic Stresses from Field to Market (Round 8)

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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is part of the Grand Challenges partnership network. Visit www.grandchallenges.org to view the map of awarded grants across this network and grant opportunities from partners.