Rice: Gene Boosts Growth, Yield in Salty Soil Mar 23, 2018

🕔Mar 23, 2018
Around 20% of the world’s irrigated land is considered to contain elevated concentrations of salt, and the soil continues to get saltier as the climate warms. Agricultural production is hard […]

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 […]

Arkansas Soybeans: Salt Tolerance and Insect Pressure – How Do They Interact? Jul 21, 2017

🕔Jul 21, 2017
Studying plant stresses under controlled conditions in a laboratory or greenhouse is one thing. But what happens when those plants get to the field where environmental stresses are unleashed? That’s […]

Texas: Crop Tolerances to Salinity in Irrigation Water Nov 8, 2016

🕔Nov 8, 2016
The further west across Texas the more likely crops may encounter salty conditions, whether in irrigation water or in soil. In many cases water or soil conditions as determined by […]

Rice Research: High Yield, Salt-Resistant Variety Looks Good for Africa Apr 11, 2016

🕔Apr 11, 2016
Scientists in Tanzania have developed a high-yielding, salt-resistant rice variety that could benefit millions of farmers across Africa. The variety, dubbed SATO1, can yield several tonnes of rice per hectare […]

North Dakota: Soil Salt Spots Require Careful Management Apr 30, 2015

🕔Apr 30, 2015
Areas of North Dakota with a white crust on the soil are expanding this spring due to an accumulation of salts in the soil. “Soil salinity is caused by excess […]

AgFax Grain Review: Fight Back Against Activists; Salt Tolerant Soybeans Jan 13, 2015

🕔Jan 13, 2015
Public View Samantha Stanbery reports for the Farm Talk Newspaper that farmers at the Kansas Soybean Expo in Topeka were urged to fight back against negative public perceptions of farming […]

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