Soybeans: K-State Leads Effort to Develop Heat Stress-Resilient Varieties Jul 9, 2020

🕔Jul 9, 2020
On a recent summer morning, a team of students and scientists worked quietly, row by row in a research field, thinning soybean seedling plants by hand and saving the strongest […]

Soybeans: Heat-Tolerant Varieties Closer to Reality May 8, 2020

🕔May 8, 2020
Soybean is one of the top cash crops grown in South Carolina and some Clemson University researchers have helped discover an “important milestone” in developing heat-tolerant soybeans. The team is […]

Wheat: Kansas Researchers Look to Beat the Heat for High Yields Jun 14, 2019

🕔Jun 14, 2019
Can a small circuit board, barely the size of a credit card, help the world’s wheat to beat the heat? Kansas State University researchers think so, and they say that […]

Rice: New Study May Lead to More Heat-Tolerant Varieties Oct 18, 2018

🕔Oct 18, 2018
Rice, the most widely consumed food crop in the world, takes a beating in hot weather. To combat the high temperatures, a global group of scientists, led by a University […]

Arkansas Rice: Breeders Push for Heat Tolerance to Prevent Chalky Rice Jul 27, 2018

🕔Jul 27, 2018
The heat of the day is tough on crops, but it’s the heat of the night that keeps Arkansas rice growers worried. Arkansas has experienced several weeks of hot, dry […]

Kansas: Wheat Researchers Turn Up the Heat Jun 12, 2018

🕔Jun 12, 2018
Kansas State University researchers are turning up the heat on wheat to prove the point that higher nighttime temperatures may be to blame for significant yield and quality losses in […]

Ag Research: RNA Discovery Could Boost Plant Drought, Salt Tolerance Sep 18, 2017

🕔Sep 18, 2017
Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists have discovered a ribonucleic acid, or RNA, that can increase the thale cress plant’s resistance to stress from drought and salt. The discovery could help […]

Wheat: Texas Researchers Find Leaf Wax Makes a Difference in Drought-Tolerance Aug 18, 2017

🕔Aug 18, 2017
Looking at leaves to peer into the future might seem the stuff of superstition, but is actually the essence of research conducted by scientists from Texas A&M AgriLife and the […]

Kansas State University Joins Project to Develop Heat Tolerant Crops Aug 3, 2017

🕔Aug 3, 2017
Kansas State University researchers have received nearly $1.8 million to begin studying the impact of high night-time temperatures on the yield and quality of wheat. Their work will be done […]

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