Mizzou Researcher Uses Gene-Editing Tool To Improve Productivity In Rice Crops Apr 21, 2023

    🕔Apr 21, 2023
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – As global food insecurity climbed to a perilous high in 2022, scientists ramped up their efforts to perfect best practices for protecting the yields of major crops that […]

    Wheat: Kansas Gene Editing Project Teams Up with Canadian University Aug 10, 2020

    🕔Aug 10, 2020
    Kansas State University officials say a $650,000 grant from the USDA”s National Institute of Food and Agriculture has spurred a partnership with a Canadian university to improve wheat using genome editing technology. […]

    Texas Cotton Researchers Boost Plants’ Natural Defenses Jan 7, 2019

    🕔Jan 7, 2019
    Development of a cotton plant with stronger natural defenses due to a greater gland density and thus more gossypol in the leaves could soon be a reality, according to a […]

    Aquatic Weed Helps Plant Breeders Develop New Variety Traits Dec 27, 2018

    🕔Dec 27, 2018
    With the advent of CRISPR technologies and other precise genome editing methods, it has become faster and easier for crop scientists to breed new varieties. But there are still a […]

    Fertilizer: Researchers Aim to Reduce Nitrogen Use Dec 26, 2018

    🕔Dec 26, 2018
    Synthetic nitrogen fertilizer is lauded as one of the biggest agricultural breakthroughs of the 20th century, sparking a boom in food production that supported a global population that grew from […]

    Midwest Corn: Genetically Engineered Seeds May Help Offset Climate Change Nov 26, 2018

    🕔Nov 26, 2018
    Count Kansas State University agricultural economist Jesse Tack among those who recognize unique challenges created by the world’s rising demand for food and changing climates across the globe. Tack and […]

    Precision Pesticides – 3 Emerging Technologies Nov 13, 2018

    🕔Nov 13, 2018
    Pesticides are substances that are designed to control pests. Every year, nearly six billion pounds of pesticides are applied worldwide. In agricultural fields, they can be sprayed, injected into the […]

    Cotton Bollworm Resistance to Bt on the Rise in China – New Study Oct 31, 2018

    🕔Oct 31, 2018
    Cotton, corn and soybeans have been genetically engineered to produce pest-killing proteins from the widespread soil bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis, or Bt. Non-toxic to people and wildlife including bees, these environmentally friendly Bt […]

    Webinar: New Rice Breeding Tech – CRISPR Gene Editing, Nov. 1 Oct 29, 2018

    🕔Oct 29, 2018
    Join us Thursday, November 1 at 3:00 p.m. CST for our next Food and Agribusiness Webinar with Dr. Michael Thomson, Professor in the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences at […]

    Rice Research: University of Arkansas Scientist’s Gene Editing Recognized Internationally Sep 7, 2018

    🕔Sep 7, 2018
    Research published by a University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture scientist has been recognized by an international publisher for its high-impact potential.   Vibha Srivastava, professor of crop, soil and […]


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