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- The Plant Pulse December 30, 2011
- WSU partners to explore genetics of medicinal plants
- WSU News
Many of the most valued medicines from plants have very complex chemical structures and are often only found in tiny amounts in nature, sometimes in remote parts of the world and s ...
- help to make this happen. Nigeria Rep Promises to Take Biotech to Grass Roots - All Africa
- The Plant Pulse January 13, 2012
- Who’s in the lead? Algae around the world
Who’s in front in the development of algal-based fuels and biomaterials? India, China, Japan, Australia, Taiwan, Israel, the EU, or the US. The NAABB’s globe-trotting chief parses it out ...
- students with a green thumb! - Roots & Shoots
Ok, a green thumb is not required but if you
- The Plant Pulse January 27, 2012
Bill Gates' Annual Letter -- Innovation and partnership to support small farmers in 2012
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“We can help poor farmers sustainably increase their productivity so they can feed themselves and their ...
- The Plant Pulse January 27, 2012, Bill Gates' Annual Letter -- Innovation and partnership to support small farmers in 2012 Roots & Shoots “We can help poor farmers sustainably increase their productivity so they can feed themselves and their families. But that will only happen if we prioritize agricultural innovation.” - Bill Gates Danforth Center leads $1.3 million corn research project St. Louis Business Journal
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- The Plant Pulse February 24, 2012
- Internship Leads to Employment for STLCC Biotechnology Graduate
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
"The BRDG Park facility is the cleanest, most up-to-date lab I've ever seen. I had to convince myself every day that I could do this kind of work and would m ...
- of the Center 2012 Roots & Shoots
“Our Values center on the fact that we’re a St. Louis research
- The Plant Pulse April 27, 2012
- Food Security & Climate Change Challenges Accelerating
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Research at the Danforth Center includes the search renewable, clean energy, using algae and oilseed crops such as camelina. Center scientists are also focused on develo ...
- The Plant Pulse April 27, 2012, Food Security & Climate Change Challenges Accelerating
Roots & Shoots
Research at the Danforth Center includes the search renewable, clean energy, using algae and oilseed crops such as camelina. Center scientists are also focused on developing crops that require less nitrogen-based fertilizer and harmful pesticides the will make farming, on any scale, more sustainable.
New robots arrive at Danforth Plant Science Center
- The Plant Pulse October 5, 2012
- Barbara Schaal to become next dean of the Faculty of Arts & Sciences
Washington University in St. Louis Newsroom
“Dean Wihl has added outstanding new faculty and has revitalized key facilities for Arts & Sciences, and I am grateful for his ...
- Green Innovate
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Bring your idea for a clean energy solution or sustainable product
- Honoring Dr. Jim Davis at Conversations
- 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.
- are hardy plants that tolerate drought and heat. They also have deep roots that store carbon
- A Scientist Focuses on Improving Plant Nutrient Use for Greater Yields at Home and Abroad
- June guest blogger, Jagdeep Kaur, is a research scientist at the Institute for International Crop Improvement at the Danforth Center. She focuses on improving the nutrient utilization efficiency in crop plants for greater yields.
- A Scientist Focuses on Improving Plant Nutrient Use for Greater Yields at Home and Abroad, Roots & Shoots’ June Guest blogger: Jagdeep Kaur is a research scientist at the Institute for International Crop Improvement (IICI) at the Danforth Center. She received her Ph.D. in Plant Molecular Biology and Agriculture from the University of Sydney in Australia and her masters in Genetics from Punjab Agricultural University in India. The global agricultural landscape is typically deficient of one
- Non-profits Maximize Social Media for Engagement
- Donors and volunteers are changing the way they donate to and advocate for causes. In response, nonprofits are changing the way they promote and engage with consumers by turning to social media.
- Roots & Shoots blog. To stay updated on Center news and what’s the latest in the plant science field
- Plant Pulse
- 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.
- Plant Pulse, Buffett Family Puts Money Where Their Mouth Is: Food Security NPR
Oh, what a job. You've got $3 billion to address society's most intractable problems. So what do you do? If you're philanthropist Howard G. Buffett, son of famed investor Warren Buffett, you set a deadline: 40 years. Ask A Plant Scientist: Ivan Baxter, Ph.D. Roots & Shoots
Ivan’s research uses high-throughput elemental profiling to measure the elemental composition of plant tissues. The data is used