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(St. Louis Business Journal) Hungry for growth
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Brian Cassidy - Monsanto’s David Fischhoff worked on first-generation products commercialized in the ‘90s.Agritech fuels St. Louis economy: 16,500 workers, 400 companies account for $75 billion in revenue Premium content from St. Louis Business Jou ...
(St. Louis Business Journal) Hungry for growth, Agritech fuels St. Louis economy: 16,500 workers, 400 companies account for $75 billion in revenue Premium content from St. Louis Business Journal by E.B. Solomont, Reporter Aditya Malhotra of New Delhi, India, is creating microbes that will reduce the need for chemical fertilizers and increase crop yield and resistance to weeds and disease. Zellipah Githui, a native of Kenya, provided specialized corn seed and fertilizer
The Plant Pulse August 2, 2012
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Danforth Center’s greenhouses, chambers can make it rain or shine St. Louis Business Journal The third greenhouse range, Greenhouse C, will open next spring. Construction on the $9 million, 20,200-square-foot project is under way.  Drought-Toleran ...
The Plant Pulse August 2, 2012, Danforth Center’s greenhouses, chambers can make it rain or shine St. Louis Business Journal The third greenhouse range, Greenhouse C, will open next spring. Construction on the $9 million, 20,200-square-foot project is under way. Drought-Tolerant Corn Efforts Show Positive Early Results Scientific American “We're starting to see some real winners in the plots," said Scott, whose land is located in a region in extreme to exceptional drought
The Plant Pulse September 21, 2012
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/The-Plant-Pulse-September-21-2012
  France calls emergency G20 grains meeting for mid-Oct Reuters The worst drought in more than 50 years in the United States has sent corn and soybean prices to record highs and, coupled with drought in Russia and other Black Sea exporting countries ...
The Plant Pulse September 21, 2012, France calls emergency G20 grains meeting for mid-Oct Reuters The worst drought in more than 50 years in the United States has sent corn and soybean prices to record highs and, coupled with drought in Russia and other Black Sea exporting countries, has raised fears of a global food crisis like the one that led to rioting in poor countries in 2008. Scientists move forward from massive Pfizer layoff St. Louis Post- Dispatch In a short time
Honoring Dr. Jim Davis at Conversations
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Last month, guests gathered for the Center’s Conversations program. Dr. Danforth took a moment to recognize and thank Dr. Jim Davis for his support and for serving as moderator of Conversations program for many years.  
and copious leaves that can be used for biofuels. The prairie grasses are close relatives of the crops corn
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch) Federal grant to help Danforth scientists find drought genes
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The Danforth Plant Science Center announced Wednesday a $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Departments of Energy and Agriculture to map the genes that control drought response in grasses used as biofuels.
, which would reduce reliance on corn-based ethanol. Federal policy has encouraged a move to cellulosic
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.
that would help turn the region’s corn and soybeans into bio-based jet fuel for the Air Force. Research
(KMOX) Charlie Brennan Interviews Matt Crisp, President & CEO of Benson Hill Biosystems
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Matt Crisp, President and CEO of Benson Hill Biosystems, a St. Louis start up company created by research scientists at the Danforth Center, believes the best way to help farmers squeeze more productivity out of their farmland is by improving the photosynthesis process.
is a pretty inefficient process. Only about two percent of the sunlight that falls on a field of corn, corn, soybeans, wheat, rice and sugarcane were the company’s “priority” crops. Benson Hill’s name
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
Ivan Baxter
https://www.danforthcenter.org/scientists-research/principal-investigators/ivan-baxter
elemental profiling to measure the elemental composition of plant tissues including soybean seeds and corn, on the seeds of corn and soybeans, the two most commonly grown crops in the United States. The seeds
X-ray Imaging in Plant Biology: Seeing the Unseen
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Keith Duncan, a research scientist in Chris Topp's lab, was recently featured on A Scientist Walks into a Bar, a podcast from Science on Tap and Via Productions. Listen to the podcast to hear him discuss x-ray imaging in plant biology.
tomography scan of mature ear of seed corn ~11:40 Young soybean floret (red box, of grape graft ~23:45 3D x-ray tomography scan of corn roots