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Adult and immature bed bugs
New knowledge of the bed bug’s genome will lead to new control methods. (Stephen Ausmus, D2742-15)
Close-up of an ear of corn
ARS scientists helped identify genes that allow corn to adapt to different latitudes and elevations. (Doug Wilson, K7188-18)
i5k Initiative logo illustrating DNA strand, 5K, butterfly
The “i5k Initiative” aims to sequence and analyze the genomes of at least 5,000 important insect species. (Photo courtesy of i5k Initiative, D3841-1)
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