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(St. Louis Business Journal) Benson Hill, J.R. Simplot launch pilot for potato crops
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Local ag startup Benson Hill Biosystems is partnering with the $6 billion company to improve potato crop yields.
(St. Louis Business Journal) Benson Hill, J.R. Simplot launch pilot for potato crops, Local ag startup Benson Hill Biosystems is partnering with the $6 billion company to improve potato crops, the companies said. Benson Hill, co-founded by Matt Crisp, Tom Brutnell and Todd Mockler, researchers at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, is focused on photosynthesis as a pathway to improving crop production. With Boise, Idaho-based J.R. Simplot, Benson Hill will participate
(St. Louis Business Journal) Plant startups likely to get boost at Ag Innovation Showcase
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Nineteen plant science startups will showcase their technology and make pitches to investors this week at the fifth annual Ag Innovation Showcase in St. Louis.
Hill, located at BRDG Park, was started by Danforth researchers Tom Brutnell andTodd Mockler and CEO
A Postdoc’s Visionary Effort for Food & Fuel
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Roots & Shoots' February Guest blogger: Anthony Studer from Dr. Tom Brutnell’s lab at the Danforth Center. An increasing global population, shifts in land use, economic development, global climate change, and rising energy prices have put a ...
A Postdoc’s Visionary Effort for Food & Fuel, Roots & Shoots' February Guest blogger: Anthony Studer from Dr. Tom Brutnell’s lab at the Danforth Center. An increasing global population, shifts in land use, economic development, global climate change, and rising energy prices have put, vs. fuel, it is food and fuel. As a postdoc in Dr. Tom Brutnell's lab: Enterprise Rent-A-Car, for Undergraduates intern in the Brutnell Lab during the summer of 2012 and worked on a project
Stressed Out
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Crops including corn, soybean and wheat are taking a significant toll due to stress caused by severe drought conditions which are blanketing 56 percent of the continental U.S., according to the weekly journal, Drought Monitor. Unfortunately rainfall ...
,” said Dr. Tom Brutnell of the Enterprise Rent-A-Car Institute for Renewable Fuels at the Donald, drought years. Specifically, Brutnell and his colleagues are focused on understanding the basic
Balloons Take STEM Education Above and Beyond
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HAB.education co-founder, Dustin Mayfield-Jones discusses high altitude balloons and the potential impact they could have on field data collection. 
Balloons Take STEM Education Above and Beyond, Guest blogger Dustin Mayfield-Jones, senior laboratory technician in Tom Brutnell's Lab, Enterprise Rent-A-Car Institute for Renewable Fuels at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center discusses his maker project, Hab.education. HAB.education is a voluntary group of professional computer scientists, educators and students interested, or makerspace to check out Arch Reactor. At the Danforth Center, I study grasses in the Brutnell
HOW THE SCIENCE OF WATER UPTAKE WILL IMPROVE FOOD & FUEL
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Water-use efficiency is an important factor for all crops around the globe, and will be a vital component of sustainable agriculture.
HOW THE SCIENCE OF WATER UPTAKE WILL IMPROVE FOOD & FUEL, Roots & Shoots' Guest blogger: Anthony Studer from Dr. Tom Brutnell’s lab at the Danforth Center. Photosynthesis is an essential biological process that supports life on Earth by converting light energy from the sun into sugars. The carbon dioxide (CO2) used for photosynthesis enters into plant leaves through pores called stomata (see, of Dr. Thomas Brutnell, Enterprise Rent-A-Car Institute for Renewable Fuels at the Danforth Center
A Postdoc Explores Plant Hormones
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Christine Shyu is a postdoctoral associate in Dr. Tom Brutnell’s lab, Enterprise Rent-A-Car Institute for Renewable Fuels at the Danforth Center. Christine’s research focuses on how plants hormones affect the plants response to developmental and environmental cues and how they determine if and how plants should grow or defend.
A Postdoc Explores Plant Hormones, Roots & Shoots’ August Guest blogger: Christine Shyu is a postdoctoral associate in Dr. Tom Brutnell’s lab, Enterprise Rent-A-Car Institute for Renewable Fuels at the Danforth Center. Christine’s research focuses on how plants hormones affect the plants response to developmental and environmental cues and how they determine if and how plants should grow, in a broad range of responses that are important for plant performance. In the Brutnell Lab, I
2016 Ag Showcase Presenting Companies
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Ag Showcase alumni transform ideas into practical solutions that combine humanitarian concern with commercial viability. 
Investigator and Tom Brutnell, Ph.D., director of the Enterprise Institute for Renewable Fuels
Nature Biotechnology: Reference genome sequence of the model plant Setaria
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Researchers look to relatives for clues in quest to develop sources of bioenergy Arranging DNA fragments into a genome sequence that scientists can interpret is a challenge often compared to assembling a puzzle except you don’t have the box and h ...
sequence of the model plant Setaria”. For Tom Brutnell, a co-author on the study and director
The Plant Pulse July 13, 2012
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  For farmers dealing with early drought, all bets are off St. Louis Beacon As a result, soil moisture levels entering the spring and summer growing seasons were low to begin with. And because warm, dry spring weather allowed farmers to plant ...
of development of plants is crucial to their yields, plant performance and growth rate,” said Dr. Tom Brutnell of the Enterprise Rent-A-Car Institute for Renewable Fuels at the Donald Danforth Plant