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Memphis Flyer-Feeding the Need
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Germantown lawyer sends food to the hungry in needy countries.
to the late Norman Borlaug, a Nobel Peace Prize winner who introduced high-yield, disease-resistant wheat
The Plant Pulse January 20, 2012
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  Norman Borlaug: The Genius Behind The Green Revolution - Forbes Borlaug introduced several revolutionary innovations. First, he and his colleagues laboriously crossbred thousands of wheat varieties from around the world to produce some new ones ...
The Plant Pulse January 20, 2012, Norman Borlaug: The Genius Behind The Green Revolution - Forbes Borlaug introduced several revolutionary innovations. First, he and his colleagues laboriously crossbred thousands of wheat varieties from around the world to produce some new ones with resistance to rust, a destructive plant pest; this raised yields 20% to 40%. Researching Plants for Renewable Fuels - Roots & Shoots Research in this area has both environmental and economic
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 ...
, disease-resistant wheat seeds that saved a billion people from starvation. Building on Borlaug’s work
The Plant Pulse April 13, 2012
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  Danforth Center receives $711,656 for internship program  St. Louis Business Journal “These grants help expand our program by supporting additional interns to engage in an international research environment with a diverse set of research ...
significant losses to rice, wheat, maize, potatoes and soybeans, according to the researchers who
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 ...
The Plant Pulse June 15, 2012, 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 can learn how a plant, say, responds to cold weather by flowering early, they can use that information to help produce an improved plant with a shorter growth period. Secrets of Natural Cocaine Production
(St. Louis Business Journal) Companies pitch latest tech for farmers at Ag Innovation Showcase
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Dust off your elevator speech and put on your sports coat: It’s time again for the Ag Innovation Showcase
or aspects of farming. Among them was John Corbett, president and CEO of Wheat Ridge, Colorado-based
Celebrating 100 Years of the Global Impact of Dr. Norman Borlaug
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This year, National Agriculture Day coincides with the centennial anniversary date of Dr. Norman Borlaug’s birthday. The 1970 Nobel Laureate was an inspiration to all who believe in the importance of plant science.
led the way to tripling the world production of major cereal grains, wheat, corn and rice
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.
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Burgeoning Biodiversity
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—and they are distant cousins of many of the staple foods we eat, like corn and wheat. The prairie restoration