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Improving Crops With RNAi
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/improving-crops-with-rnai
RNA interference is proving to be a valuable tools for agriculture, allowing researchers to develop pathogen-resistant and more-nutritious crops. 
beans, fungal-resistant bananas, nematode-resistant soybeans, and insect-resistant corn. To date, RNAi
Meet Dr. Doug Allen
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In March of 2010 the Center welcomed its newest principal investigator, Dr. Doug Allen. Like his colleague, Dr. Ivan Baxter, Allen joined the Center through its partnership with the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service in their Plant Genetics Researc ...
soybean and corn, and he modestly describes himself as a “farm boy from Southwest Iowa.” He readily
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 ...
processes controlling increased production, improved quality, and enhanced uses of corn, soybeans
The Plant Pulse June 24, 2011
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/the-plant-pulse-june-24-2011
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 even ...
that we have." Demand For Corn Outstrips Supply, Hikes Prices - NPR China is a major factor
The Plant Pulse September 23, 2011
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/The-Plant-Pulse-September-23-2011
  Airlines And Biofuels: Carriers Look To Alternative Fuels For The Future -The Huffington Post “Camelina doesn’t require the rich soil that corn and soybeans do,” said Jan Jaworski, researcher and principal investigator at the Donald D ...
The Plant Pulse September 23, 2011, Airlines And Biofuels: Carriers Look To Alternative Fuels For The Future -The Huffington Post “Camelina doesn’t require the rich soil that corn and soybeans do,” said Jan Jaworski, researcher and principal investigator at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis, Missouri. “So you can begin using land that is now currently used for other things or not used at all.” Big cash reserve powers vision for plant center here - St. Louis
The Plant Pulse December 2, 2011
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/The-Plant-Pulse-December-2-2011
DNA Sequencing Caught in Deluge of Data - The New York Times “We believe the field of bioinformatics for genetic analysis will be one of the biggest areas of disruptive innovation in life science tools over the next few years,” Isaac Ro, an anal ...
to Make Genotyping Data Functional for Farmers - National Corn Growers Association “We
The Plant Pulse June 29, 2012
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New Technology Pollinates Plant Science Science Magazine With their ability to utilize sunlight, carbon dioxide, water, and a dash of trace nutrients to produce food and purify air, plants are striking from an engineering standpoint, Allen says. “P ...
causes deadly streaks in the roots. Biotech corn would be resistant to drought, cotton to bollworm
Fueling Innovation Through Collaboration
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/fueling-innovation-through-collaboration
As millions of Americans hit the road this summer, they are paying the most expensive gas prices in six years. This gasoline sticker shock was one more reminder of the need to develop an abundant and sustainable supply of alternative fuels.
algae. Life Science Research Fund Fellowship to examine C4 photosynthesis using Setaria, corn
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
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/plant-pulse3_7_14
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.
has increased coffee prices, but corn and soybean are expected to impacted as well. Most of Brazil's