Texas A&M Agrigenomics Lab Receives Sponsored Support from PerkinElmer

🕔Dec 5, 2018Texas A&M AgriLife announced PerkinElmer Inc. has agreed to further support the growing field of agrigenomics through a sponsored collaboration of the Texas A&M AgriLife Research Genomics and Bioinformatics Services […]

Northern Corn Leaf Blight Genes Identified in New Study

🕔Jan 11, 2018Midwestern 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 […]

Soybeans, Corn: How the Genomes Evolved, Study

🕔Jan 11, 2018Sometime 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 […]

Soybeans: What’s Up with Record Yields, Especially in the Southeast? 3 Reasons

🕔Jan 2, 2018Soybean yields in the U.S. have been very high the last 4 years. The U.S. average yield set new records in a stair-step fashion each year between 2014 and 2016. […]

Western Corn Rootworm: Scientists Move Closer to I.D. Resistant Gene

🕔Dec 11, 2017Midwest farmers know all too well that Western corn rootworm populations have stopped responding to insecticides and the genetically modified corn hybrids designed to resist insect attacks. But, University of […]

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

🕔Jul 5, 2017You 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 […]

Big Data: Optimizing Plant Breeding, Genetics Research, Retail

🕔Nov 20, 2015Big Data already is being extensively employed at the genetics and consumer ends of the food and ag supply chain. This article will stress the potential for capabilities and knowledge […]

Rice: Key to Bacterial Blight Protection Discovered

🕔Jul 27, 2015A bacterial signal that when recognized by rice plants enables the plants to resist a devastating blight disease has been identified by a multi-national team of researchers led by scientists […]

Genomics Can Match Plant Variety to Climate Stress, Says Research

🕔Jul 9, 2015A new study led by a Kansas State University geneticist has shown that genomic signatures of adaptation in crop plants can help predict how crop varieties respond to stress from […]

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