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- The Plant Pulse July 15, 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 ...
- to Improve Important Staple Crop - Corn & Soybean Digest
"We are very grateful to Dow AgroSciences
- Meet 13th Annual Fall Symposium Speakers
Dr. Ivan Baxter, USDA Research Scientist, Assistant Member and Principal Investigator, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, will be speaking at the Danforth Center’s Fall Symposium on Thursday, September 29, 2011.
Ivan Baxter, Ph.D. Assistant Memb ...
- Meet 13th Annual Fall Symposium Speakers , Dr. Ivan Baxter, USDA Research Scientist, Assistant Member and Principal Investigator, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, will be speaking at the Danforth Center’s Fall Symposium on Thursday, September 29, 2011.
Dr. Baxter uses high-throughput elemental profiling to measure the elemental composition of plant tissues including soybean seeds and corn kernels. These data are used to perform genetics and modeling to understand how the interactions
- In Celebration of the Vision and Leadership of Gerry & Bob Virgil
- Presentation Ceremony of The Geraldine J. and Robert L. Virgil Distinguished Investigator
To Todd C. Mockler, Ph.D.
“The conferral of Distinguished Investigator is our way of recognizing exceptional achievements, contributions and leadership from t ...
- (rice, wheat, corn) and are also related to biofuel crops such as switchgrass and miscanthus
- (Riverfront Times) Danforth Center Shows Off Awesome New Toy Robot
- By Aimee Levitt Fri., Apr. 13 2012 at 8:00 AM
Scientists at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center are all aflurry this week over the new toy that just got delivered. Sorry, it's a tool that will advance our understanding of the plant world and af ...
- that knowledge to breed drought-resistant corn, say, or algae that can withstand excessive cold and be used
- The Plant Pulse June 1, 2012
- More Genes Than Humans: The Tomato Decoded
The New York Times
The tomato genome is both of intrinsic interest and a key to understanding the very versatile family of plants to which it belongs. Besides the potato, the Solanaceae family, as it is kn ...
- corn seed and is produced in a process that is very similar to brewing beer from barley or rice
- Conversations Series: Let's Talk About... Next Generation Bioenergy.
- St. Louis has a unique mix of talent and infrastructure working to find solutions to the world’s expanding energy demand.
- locally alongside highways in the mid-western corn-soybean belt, but can also be found in many locations
- (CBS Sunday Morning) Digging for Seeds of Truth in GMO Debate
- By some estimates, 80 percent of all processed foods -- cereals, baby formula, canned soups and more -- contain at least one GMO, or Genetically Modified Organism. But whether GMOs are safe and whether they should be listed on the label has led to a very big food fight.
- , American farmers grow about 10 different GMO crops, including more than 92 percent of all corn and soy
- (AGWeb) How Resurrection Plants Could Lead to More Drought-Tolerant Crops
- Recent genome sequencing of Oropetium grass has given researchers a blueprint in distinguishing genes related to phenomenal plant resilience.
- of weeks for larger plant genomes like corn.
With these falling costs and technological leaps
- Plant Pulse
- The Plant Pulse is a feature of the Danforth Center Roots and Shoots Blog that includes a sampling of interesting stories about agriculture, the environment, food security, climate change, bioenergy, events, and the impact of plant science.
- to corn fields and to help with variable-rate nitrogen application to manage soil differences. How Slow
- (St. Louis Business Journal) Here are the companies presenting at Danforth’s Ag Innovation Showcase
- In addition to expert panels and keynote speeches, a group of 20 companies will pitch to a crowd of investors and conference attendees. Out of the 20 companies presenting, two are from St. Louis.
- aerial images of corn fields to support farmer decisions about supplemental nitrogen fertilizer. VRM