Soybean Researcher Uses Drones to Aid Genetics Analysis May 5, 2020

🕔May 5, 2020
High throughput genetic analysis is a tool that allows researchers to analyze a lot of DNA data in a short period of time. The work is commonly done in a […]

Corn: Mutant Red Pigments May Have Plant Breeding Implications Jan 18, 2019

🕔Jan 18, 2019
In discovering a mutant gene that “turns on” another gene responsible for the red pigments sometimes seen in corn, researchers solved an almost six-decades-old mystery with a finding that may […]

Soybeans, Corn: How the Genomes Evolved, Study Jan 11, 2018

🕔Jan 11, 2018
Sometime between 5 million and 13 million years ago, both maize and soybeans underwent genome duplications, but Purdue University scientists believe they happened in very different manners. Damon Lisch, associate […]

Crop Production: Genetics May Lie at Heart of Yield Limitations, Says Study Jul 5, 2017

🕔Jul 5, 2017
You might think that plants grow according to how much nutrition, water and sunlight they are exposed to, but new research by Dr Nick Pullen and a team from the […]

Wheat: Ag Researchers Seek Genetic Secrets to Higher Yields Jan 27, 2017

🕔Jan 27, 2017
Producing enough wheat to keep up with a growing global population has been a constant struggle for farmers and a challenge to wheat breeders. A University of Arkansas System Division […]

Super Resistant Soybeans? New Cross Counters Rust, Nematodes And Other Yield Robbers May 12, 2015

🕔May 12, 2015
It took decades of painstaking work, but research geneticist Ram Singh managed to cross a popular soybean variety (“Dwight” Glycine max) with a related wild perennial plant that grows like […]

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