Idea factory: The maize genomes to fields initiative

Carolyn J. Lawrence-Dill, Patrick S. Schnable, Nathan M. Springer

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Increases in agricultural productivity are necessary to meet anticipated demands, and these increases must occur in an environmentally sustainable fashion. However, it has become measurably harder to generate ideas and new approaches that result in real gains. The maize Genomes to Fields (G2F) Initiative seeks to bring together researchers across diverse disciplines to create situations that generate new ideas for research, development, and education. Contact from those interested to learn more about G2F is invited, and inquiries on how to initiate and support research and training at scale are welcome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1406-1410
Number of pages5
JournalCrop Science
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jul 1 2019

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