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2017 William H. Danforth Plant Science Scholar Recipient
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The Fellowship enables talented young scientists to pursue careers in this critically important field. 
genetic components of maize RSA in water scarce environments,” said Bray. “This work will not only provide
The Plant Pulse June 3, 2011
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The Plant Pulse is a feature of the Danforth Center Roots and Shoots Blog that includes a sampling of interesting stories about world hunger and malnutrition, food security, climate change, biofuels, agriculture, the environment, conferences and even ...
of land, water and energy," said Barbara Stocking, Oxfam's chief executive." Science in spotlight
The Plant Pulse August 1, 2011
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/The-Plant-Pulse-August-1-2011
The Plant Pulse is a feature of the Danforth Center Roots and Shoots Blog that includes a sampling of interesting stories about world hunger and malnutrition, food security, climate change, biofuels, agriculture, the environment, conferences and even ...
use natural predator to control invasive Delta water weed - Contra Costa Times Before releasing
The Plant Pulse August 26, 2011
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Danforth researcher: Compounds found in green tea show promise in treating tumors - St. Louis Beacon "This was a very unique set of symptoms," said Thomas Smith of the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center. "You might have a tumor in your pancreas ...
simulators designed to test the effects of water deficiency on crops. The simulators are located
The Plant Pulse February 10, 2012
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Plant Evolution Inforgraphic Roots & Shoots Learn about the evolution of plant science.  Agriculture and “Agripreneurship” is a worthy, and market demanded, career path GAIN Insight “Separate statistical data from the United States Depar ...
of key resources such as land, energy and water. Missouri's Top Two Youth Volunteers Selected in 17th
The Plant Pulse March 9, 2012
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Key Message for National Ag Day: Agricultural technology a solution to feeding 7 billion Council for Biotechnology Information Dr. Roger Beachy explained that solutions must include genetic research aimed at improving plant disease resistance an ...
down so they can explore the soil and maximise their water uptake. But how they know
The Plant Pulse June 15, 2012
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DNA-wrangling robot performs 200,000 experiments a week MSNBC – Future of the Tech What the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center is looking into is how certain plants, like wheat and rice, activate different genes encoded into their DNA. If they ca ...
that are more energy efficient and thus require smaller quantities of energy-intensive fertilizers and water
The Plant Pulse June 29, 2012
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New Technology Pollinates Plant Science Science Magazine With their ability to utilize sunlight, carbon dioxide, water, and a dash of trace nutrients to produce food and purify air, plants are striking from an engineering standpoint, Allen says. “P ...
The Plant Pulse June 29, 2012, New Technology Pollinates Plant Science Science Magazine With their ability to utilize sunlight, carbon dioxide, water, and a dash of trace nutrients to produce food and purify air, plants are striking from an engineering standpoint, Allen says. “Plants offer a lot at a relatively cheap cost.” The potential to push plants even further is a grand challenge and offers opportunities for researchers with new ideas, he adds. “It’s what makes me excited about
The Plant Pulse July 20, 2012
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Drought resistant crop study KSDK News Channel 5-NBC The Danforth Center hopes bioenergy grasses can provide a sustainable source of renewable energy for the economy and reduce dependence on foreign oil. Bioenergy grasses have the potential for gre ...
bioenergy grasses simply require water. Danforth Plant Science Center gets $12 million grant to study
The Plant Pulse September 7, 2012
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Big Data Helps Farmers Weather Drought’s Damage Wired Friedberg says it’s this fine sifting of climate data that allows farmers to protect themselves better while enabling his company to shore up its own defenses with much greater precision against ...
triggers the release of potassium ions and other compounds, which rapidly dump the water in the leaf cells