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- The Plant Pulse June 10, 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 ...
- The Plant Pulse June 10, 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 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.
Southern African Confederation of Agricultural Unions Supports GM
- The Plant Pulse August 19, 2011
Engineering Food for All
- The New York Times
In 2010, crops modified by molecular methods were grown in 29 countries on more than 360 million acres. Of the 15.4 million farmers growing these crops, 90 percent are poor, with small ope ...
- Annual Fall Symposium Speakers - Roots & Shoots Dr. Bomblies is applying genomic and molecular
- The Plant Pulse October 7, 2011
- A plant of last resort
- Chicago Tribune
Mankind has a solution. It’s growing — flourishing — in the laboratories at one of the world’s leading agriculture research centers here in St. Louis.
Five new scientists bring Danforth Center $16 mill ...
- that can be stored and used later as an energy source. World Food Day Inforgraphic - Roots
- Danforth Plant Science Center Hosts 13th Annual Fall Symposium
- Speakers from across the Nation to discuss Plant Genomes to Phenomes
ST. LOUIS, MO, September 26, 2011 – The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center will be hosting its 13th annual Fall Symposium from Wednesday, September 28th – Friday, September 30th, ...
- and the brand new "Roots & Shoots" blog allow visitors to keep up to date with Center's current
- Danforth Plant Science Center Collaborative Research Program Receives Major Funding to Improve Crop Yield in the Developing World
- Project Aims to Develop Virus Resistant Cassava to Help Farmers Provide
Food for their Families
ST. LOUIS, MO September 6, 2011-- The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center announced today that it has received additional funding totaling $11.9 million ...
- calorie intake from the starchy tuberous roots. In the East African countries of Uganda, Kenya, of cassava storage roots. CBSD symptoms are more subtle than CMD and may be hard to detect on leaves and stems, while causing severe necrosis in the edible storage roots and to the stems that are used, . Roots are consumed freshly boiled, or processed into a wide variety of granules, pastes and flours
- The Plant Pulse September 2, 2011
Volunteer Opportunity: Danforth Center Needs Help Sending 500,000 Meals to Africa
- Sprout & About
"Each package of food provides nutritionally complete servings for six children," said Melanie Bernds, public relations manag ...
- .” What do Bling, Cardinals and Science have in Common? - Roots & Shoots Danforth Center spent
- The Plant Pulse August 26, 2011
- Danforth researcher: Compounds found in green tea show promise in treating tumors
- St. Louis Beacon
"This was a very unique set of symptoms," said Thomas Smith of the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center. "You might have a tumor in your pancreas ...
- and LouFest, Oh My! - Roots & Shoots The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center is heading to LouFest
- 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 ...
- - Roots & Shoots “I commend FAO for raising awareness of this critical problem. The need for increased
- The Plant Pulse January 6, 2012
The 7 Paths of the New Agriculture
- Biofuels Digest
Biofuels booming? It’s not just the new transformative processing technologies, it’s the new agriculture. Here’s what’s going on, by whom, and where, when and why.
County to o ...
- for recent Achievements - Roots & Shoots
“We’ve worked closely with Jason for years at the Danforth
- The Plant Pulse January 20, 2012
Norman Borlaug: The Genius Behind The Green Revolution
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