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Meet the New Principal Investigators at the Danforth Center
Strategic New Hires Strengthen Research, Education and Expertise
seeds and corn kernels. The data is used to perform genetics and modeling to understand how, corn and soybean, take up elements from the environment, such as iron, magnesium, calcium
Drought Response in Global Crops may be as Complex as Day and Night
Pioneering study makes important advances in understanding how plants respond to water stress
of the nation’s land surface suffers from low water availability. Yields for crops like corn and soybean
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, Director, National Corn Growers Association, @Nick_Goeser, @NationalCorn Company Showcase
Drawn to St Louis – Westward Expansion to the Center of Plant Science
Keith Duncan, research scientist in Chris Topp’s laboratory, responsible for operation and management of the new X-ray CT imaging system.
Drawn to St Louis – Westward Expansion to the Center of Plant Science, Roots & Shoots February Guest Blogger: Keith Duncan, research scientist in Chris Topp’s laboratory, focused on field-based studies of corn and other root systems in an effort to develop more robust and sustainable crops. “Plant science imaging expert, now living here in St Louis.” That was the subject line in my email to the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in response to a job posting in Dr. Chris Topp’s laboratory
Agriculture Secretary Appoints Danforth Center Scientist to Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture
ST. LOUIS, MO, June 27, 2011 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has appointed Dr. Paul Anderson, Executive Director, Office of International Programs at the Danforth Plant Science Center to the Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Ag ...
, Wis.; Darrin Ihnen, Farmer and Chair, National Corn Growers Association, Hurley, S.D.; Gregory
(Chicago Tribune) A plant of last resort
Biocassava a meal ticket for famine-stricken East Africa By Greg Burns 6:16 a.m. CDT, October 1, 2011 ST. LOUIS, Mo.—The terrible famine in East Africa has many causes, but one of the least appreciated involves a staple in the diet of 800 million p ...
. Industry leader Monsanto Corp. introduced corn and soybeans modified to reduce insecticide use
What Roots Can Tell Us About Sustainable Agriculture
Guest blogger, Hallie Thompson discusses how more efficient root systems can impact soil health and the sustainability of crops. 
which can be utilized in producing more drought-resilient lines of corn. Ideally, maize will be able
Danforth Center Intern Given Botanical Society of America’s 2016 Young Botanist Award
Congratulations to Rebecca Valls on her recent award!
and corn in order to reintroduce nitrogen and other nutrients into heavily depleted soils. Wild
(St. Louis American) Irene Muchiri followed cassava from Kenya to the Danforth Center
By Chris King, St. Louis American Like many children, Irene Njagi Muchiri wanted to be a doctor when she grew up. But, like many children with this dream, her grades did not make the cut for medical school. “I cried a lot,” she described her dis ...
, but rather potatoes and corn. They also kept cattle for milk. As a child, Muchiri would plant, manure
Ag Innovation Showcase Experts Forecast Population Growth, Rising Wages and Climate Change Combine to Hurt Future Food Supplies Globally
ST. LOUIS (May 23, 2011) -- A volatile recipe of exploding population growth, climate change, falling crop yields and more demand for meat and diary will put world agriculture under tremendous pressure, experts said at the Ag Innovation Showcase, hel ...
corn overseas because of demand at home. “In a lot of the analysis we’ve done, the U.S. is really