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Cacao Trees Edited by CRISPR Could Boost Chocolate Supply

News   May 11, 2018 | Original Press Release from Penn State University

 
Cacao Trees Edited by CRISPR Could Produce More Chocolate

Cocoa pods display the symptoms of black pod rot. A team of Penn State researchers used CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing to enhance plant resistance to the pathogen that causes the disease. Credit: Andrew Fister / Penn Stat

 
 
 

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