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New Discovery Will Enhance yield and quality of Cereal and Bioenergy Crops
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A team of scientists led by Thomas Brutnell, Ph.D., have developed a new way of identifying genes that are important for photosynthesis in maize, and in rice
, such as rice, wheat, barley and oats, due to their ability to efficiently make use of carbon dioxide
CRISPR: Using precision technology to benefit people and the planet
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Efficient and customizable genome editing tool
bring about the next agriculture revolution and could be used to develop gluten free wheat, helping
Meet “Conversations” Series Speakers
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Danforth Center partnerships with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to be topic of dialogue at Danforth Center’s Conversations Series Join us for an enlightening discussion Wednesday, November 16, 2011 from 5:15 – 7:00 p.m. where Moderator Jame ...
years of experience in corn, soybean and wheat improvement and plant biotechnology development. Prior
Plant Pulse
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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 events, and the impact of plant science. We hope this compilation of stories and information will serve as an interesting source of information for you.
, such as wheat flour and salt, has become routine in urban parts of malnutrition-prone West Africa, bio
Danforth Center Volunteer Ted Medlin of Memphis Honored for Leadership of Global Hunger and Peace Initiative
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More than 700,000 Children Ultimately Fed! ST. LOUIS, MO, January 13, 2011– A child dies every six seconds from malnutrition and related illnesses according to reports by the World Health Organization. In both Memphis, TN and St. Louis, MO, volunt ...
is depicted holding strands of wheat developed by Dr. Norman Borlaug. The central image depicts a globe, in Mexico, Pakistan and India. His work to improve wheat yields helped nearly double production
Improving Investments, Policies, and Productivity Is Critical to Combating Hunger and Malnutrition
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St. Louis, MO—Global demand for major grains, such as maize, rice, and wheat, is projected to increase by nearly 48 percent from 2000-2025 and by 70 percent between 2000 and 2050, according to research presented by Mark Rosegrant, who delivered ...
Improving Investments, Policies, and Productivity Is Critical to Combating Hunger and Malnutrition, St. Louis, MO—Global demand for major grains, such as maize, rice, and wheat, is projected to increase by nearly 48 percent from 2000-2025 and by 70 percent between 2000 and 2050, according to research presented by Mark Rosegrant, who delivered the Ag Economic Forum Keynote during the 2011 Ag, malnutrition through 2050 and beyond. Even without climate change, the prices of rice, maize, and wheat
Plant Pulse
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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 events, and the impact of plant science.
them. In North Dakota, New Concerns Over Mixing Oil and Wheat The New York Times More oil means, of crop rotation as soy farming encroaches on areas once used for corn, wheat and cattle grazing
Danforth Center's New Robotics System takes on Global Challenges
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Dr. Todd Mockler is a relatively recent addition to the Danforth Center, having joined the team as an associate member in August of 2011. His lab is working to understand the control of plant growth and plant responses to the environment, specificall ...
is mainly focused on model grasses that are related to cereals (rice, wheat, corn, barley) and are also, in corn or wheat. And we’re going to make these discoveries much faster than traditional methods
New study identifies promising agricultural tools for feeding the world’s hungry
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In its new report, Food Security in a World of Growing Natural Resource Scarcity: The Role of Agricultural Technologies, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) examines how 11 agricultural practices and technologies could help farmers around the world improve the sustainability of agriculture. 
of wheat could increase crop yields from a 17 percent increase to a 23 percent increase with irrigation, , and 45 percent for wheat due to increased crop productivity. The technologies with the highest
USDA Scientists at the Danforth Center
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United States Department of Agriculture, USDA is committed to providing safe and nutritious food, conservation, sustainable food production and revitalizing rural America, which is why it only makes sense to have a lab and eight scientists and tech ...
, and wheat; and to utilize this knowledge to develop germplasm and crop management schemes that lead