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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Focusing on the biochemical pathway responsible for producing carotenoids in corn, ARS scientists have identified which corn genes increase the concentration of beta-carotene the most efficiently. The most promising of these genes came from tropical corn germplasm like the ones shown here.

 

Photo by Marilyn Warburton.


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Last Modified: 9/28/2011