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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