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<h2 class=”ltitler” style=”margin-top: 0;”><a href=”https://btiscience.org/explore-bti/news/post/blue-bellied-insects-may-play-a-role-in-the-fight-against-citrus-greening/”>Blue-bellied insects may play a role in fight against citrus greening</a></h2>
<div class=”post-meta”>Feb 8, 2017</div>
<p class=”ptrunc”>New research finds that the Asian citrus psyllid responds to the citrus greening bacterium by producing an oxygen-transporting protein called hemocyanin. The protein not only turns them blue, but suggests that they are trying to fight off the infection.</p>
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<h2 class=”ltitler” style=”margin-top: 0;”><a href=”https://btiscience.org/explore-bti/news/post/global-partnerships-for-improving-cassava/”>Global partnerships for improving cassava</a></h2>
<div class=”post-meta”>Feb 2, 2017</div>
<p class=”ptrunc”>Cassava geneticist Ismail Yusuf Rabbi from the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) in Ibadan, Nigeria visited BTI and Cornell University last week to discuss his ongoing collaboration with NextGen Cassava.</p>
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<h2 class=”ltitler” style=”margin-top: 0;”><a href=”https://btiscience.org/explore-bti/news/post/bti-researchers-share-latest-research-at-ag-genomics-conference/”>BTI researchers share latest research at ag-genomics conference</a></h2>
<div class=”post-meta”>Jan 27, 2017</div>
<p class=”ptrunc”>The offices of data scientists at BTI emptied out earlier this month as a contingent of researchers flew to San Diego for the 25th annual Plant and Animal Genome Conference. Genomic researchers from around the world gathered at the meeting to network, consult with colleagues and hear the newest advances in genome sequencing technology and analysis. Many BTI scientists have attended for years and…</p>
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