Source: Bayer CropScience
Bayer CropScience contributed $7.5 million to the Texas Tech University Department of Plant and Soil Science, Lubbock, Texas. The contribution in support of new research initiatives and facilities development is eligible for a full funding match through the Texas Research Incentive Program (TRIP), creating a $15 million total contribution to the University.
The collaborative research project will be focused on developing cotton with improved fiber properties. The project includes scientists affiliated with the Fiber and Biopolymer Research Institute within the Department of Plant and Soil Science.