Multi-Herbicide Resistance Gene Found in Rice, Potential for Future Biotech Jul 26, 2019

    🕔Jul 26, 2019
    A rice gene that renders the crop resistant to several widely used beta-triketone herbicides has been identified, researchers report, revealing the genetic cause of herbicide susceptibility that has been identified […]

    Pigweed and Waterhemp: Is Genetic Weed Control Possible? Jul 24, 2019

    🕔Jul 24, 2019
    Waterhemp and Palmer amaranth, two aggressive weeds that threaten the food supply in North America, are increasingly hard to kill with commercially available herbicides. A novel approach known as genetic […]

    Wheat Genetics Research Benefits from Texas A&M Students Dec 24, 2018

    🕔Dec 24, 2018
    Today’s research advances in the world of wheat genetics are getting a big hand from tomorrow’s scientists, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist who has had three students […]

    Genetic Weed Control? Researchers Look for New Way to Fight Resistant Weeds Mar 29, 2018

    🕔Mar 29, 2018
    The USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture has announced a $500,000 grant to University of Illinois researchers in the Department of Crop Sciences. The project will lay the groundwork […]

    Wheat: Kansas Researchers Use Gene-Editing Technology for Improved Varieties Feb 27, 2018

    🕔Feb 27, 2018
    Kansas State University researchers say their work to improve genes in wheat varieties using a gene-editing technology is another positive step toward global food security. “Food security and the food […]

    Rice: Genomes of Ancestral Rice Species May Uncover Beneficial Traits Feb 6, 2018

    🕔Feb 6, 2018
    Rice has been a staple food crop around the world for millennia, but little was known about the wild origins of the world’s most widely produced crop until the recent […]

    Northern Corn Leaf Blight Genes Identified in New Study Jan 11, 2018

    🕔Jan 11, 2018
    Midwestern corn growers know the symptoms of northern corn leaf blight all too well: greenish-gray lesions on the leaves that can add up to major yield losses if not detected […]


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