Increasing plant productivity and nutritional quality are a major human interest. In the past year, the
Dobrin Center has continued to provide a coordinating and supportive framework for various activities
aimed at increasing our understanding of the genetics, biochemistry, and physiological processes that
can lead to improvements in crop plants.
During the past year, the Center supported novel approaches for the production of nutritionally improved
storage proteins in cereals and legumes, increased wheat productivity, and reducing crop plants losses
caused by biotic and environmental stresses.