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Allison Miller, PH.D.

Can perennial crops advance food and ecosystem security?  Perennials grow for multiple years and have long growing seasons and deep root systems that reduce soil erosion risk.   We are studying how perennial plants evolve in nature and under domestication, and how they withstand dynamic environmental stresses over the course of multiple years.

Friday, 09 March 2018

(St. Louis Public Radio) The challenge of feeding an increasing global population in a warmer, wealthier world

Allison Miller and Jason Clay joined St. Louis on the Air host Don Marsh.
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Wednesday, 04 October 2017

The Miller Lab’s Journey to the Danforth Center

Guest blogger, Allison Miller, Ph.D.  SLU Department of Biology navigates a new lab space during a challenging time.
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Thursday, 16 October 2014

(Phys.org) Building a bridge from basic botany to applied agriculture

Plant scientists, including Danforth Center's Toby Kellogg, Ph.D., showcase basic plant research that provides building blocks for one of today's biggest challenges: Feeding the world in a changing climate.
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