The Urbana, IL Location is comprised of two Management Units: Global Change and Photosynthesis Research and Soybean/Maize Germplasm, Pathology, and Genetics. The Global Change and Photosynthesis Unit identifies and modifies rate-limiting factors of the photosynthetic process, including response to environmental stress and global change. The Unit also develops improved pest management systems that are efficient and environmentally safe. The Soybean/Maize Germplasm unit identifies the rate limiting steps in nitrogen metabolism and maintains and evaluates soybean germplasm and corn genetic stocks. Effective support services in procurement, personnel, safety, budget, accounting, travel, property and related activities are provided by the Unit secretaries and the Administrative Office.
Location Coordinator: Don Ort
Administrative Officer: Leigh Trail
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