ICRISAT and Corteva Agriscience, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, Collaborate for Sharing Advanced Breeding Technologies to Improve Crops that Feed Millions

A Master Alliance Agreement (MAA) was signed between Peter Carberry, Director General (Acting), ICRISAT, and Tom Greene, Senior Research Director, Corteva Agriscience. The technology sharing includes CRISPR-Cas gene editing, adapting transformation techniques to new crops, and applying knowledge of plant biochemical pathways with the goal of productivity and quality improvements for crops that feed millions of people.