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Danforth Center, EnviroLogix team on crop nutrients

The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center and EnviroLogix Inc., a company that develops and manufactures lab-based agricultural diagnostics, said Tuesday they will partner to create technologies that increase nutrients in local crops as one of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Grand Challenges in Global Health.

Researchers are working to provide combinations of micronutrients, vitamins and essential amino acids in rice, sorghum and bananas.

[St. Louis Business Journal]