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New Genomics-Driven Surveillance To Track Crop Diseases
New genomics-driven surveillance strategy to tackle emerging and re-emerging crop pathogens that threaten global food security.
UGA Researchers Work on Creating Stress- and Disease-resistant Trees
New $490,000 grant to identify genes in trees responsible for stress tolerance.
Controlling Leaf Blotch Disease In Wheat
Scientists have found a genetic mechanism that could stop the spread of a "devastating" disease threatening wheat crops.
Multi-Gene Traits Increase Yields in Hybrid Corn Field Trials
Ceres’ results validate company's innovative approach for second-generation crop traits.
PHI-base – A Database To Protect Crop Yields And Human Health
Scientists at Rothamsted Research, in collaboration with other researchers globally have improved an Open Access internet resource that catalogues genes involved in host-pathogen interactions.
Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire
ORNL work with scientists funded by The American Chestnut Foundation confirms increased blight-resistance of former forest giant.
Rising Temperatures Predicted to Lower Wheat Yields
An international consortium of researchers has used big data sets to predict the effects climate change on global wheat yields.
Sowing The Seeds For Improved Food Security
Research from the University of Bath has shown that it is possible to improve both seed size and seed number, opening new avenues to increase crop yields and improving food security.
Gene Critical To The Development Of Low Arsenic Plants Identified
Identification of gene could pave way for low arsenic crops such as rice.
Sequencing of Cotton A-genome Could Boost Industry
Collaboration with Bayer CropScience could translate into better commercial varieties for growers.
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Generation of Aluminum Tolerant Roots Through Bypassing a DNA Damage Checkpoint.
Paul Larsen, Associate Professor, University of California, Riverside, Speaking at the Agrigenomics World Congress 2009
Date Posted: Sunday, March 21, 2010
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