Rice: New Study May Lead to More Heat-Tolerant Varieties

🕔Oct 18, 2018Rice, 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, 2018The 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, 2018Kansas 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, 2017Texas 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, 2017Looking 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, 2017Kansas 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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