Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. - Vegetative Production of Oil in a C4 Crop
CX(s) Applied: B3.6
Offices(s): Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy
Funding will support development of genetically modified (GM) Setaria viridis (Setaria) that produces triacylglycerol (vegetable oil) in the tissues of the plant in place of starch. If the work performed under the award is successful, Arcadia will incorporate the gene combinations developed in Setaria into sorghum.