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Missouri Prairies and Native Plants: The Science of Our Natural Landscape
Join us Thursday, August 28, as featured panelists Elizabeth (Toby) Kellogg, Ph.D., Member, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center and Scott Woodbury, Curator, Whitmire Wildflower Garden at Shaw Nature Reserve discuss the important role that prairie grasses and cereal crops play in agriculture along with the contributions of cutting-edge science and technology.
that can be used for biofuels. The prairie grasses are close relatives of the crops corn and sorghum
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, Plants Talk. Plants Listen. Here's How. NPR Over the past 20 years, scientists have found that all kinds of trees and plants like sagebrush, barley, corn, and yes, bean plants, release VOCs when they're being invaded. It's a plant's way of crying out. But is anyone listening? Apparently. Because we can watch the neighboring plants react. Plants That Practice Genetic Engineering The New York Times In the debate over genetically modified crops, one oft-said word
(GenomeWeb) NewLeaf Symbiotics Buys Intuitive Genomics to Add Bioinformatics Component to AgBio R&D Pipeline
NewLeaf Symbiotics, an agricultural biotechnology company, has acquired bioinformatics consulting company Intuitive Genomics for an undisclosed amount to develop bespoke solutions for analyzing and interpreting genomic data.
to crops such as corn, soybean, lettuce, and tomatoes. NewLeaf hopes to discover what the most optimal
(KMOX) Monsanto, Danforth Center Urge ADM to Choose St. Louis
Fiorello says Archer Daniels Midland would be closer to its suppliers and its customers if its global headquarters was in St. Louis and says ADM’s presence would cement St. Louis as a center of global excellence in agri-science.
groups – the National Corn Growers Association and American Soybean Association – took to KMOX
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tissues including soybean seeds and corn kernels. These data are used to perform genetics
Disclosure of Funding
for International Development Intrexon United States Department of Agriculture Iowa Corn Promotion
Education & Outreach
, Camelina, Corn, Soybean, Biofortification, Disease-Resistance, Drought-Tolerance, Biosafety
Howard G. Buffett Foundation Teams Up With the Danforth Plant Science Center and DuPont to Deliver Nutritionally-Enhanced Sorghum to Africa
 Grant Funds Next Phase in Bringing Healthier Sorghum Closer to Underserved Communities  ST. LOUIS, MO, and DES MOINES, IA, May 4, 2011 – The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center and DuPont today announced a $4 million grant from the Howard G. Buffe ...
comparable to corn. However, unlike corn, sorghum is naturally drought tolerant. It provides calories
(Huffington Post) Airlines And Biofuels: Carriers Look To Alternative Fuels For The Future
Aviation is responsible for an estimated 2 percent of human-generated carbon dioxide emissions. The industry's rapid growth is doing nothing to decrease that figure, but airlines are nonetheless working to scale back their emissions. One tactic tha ...
or degraded land. “Camelina doesn’t require the rich soil that corn and soybeans do,” said Jan Jaworski, is only an issue today because ethanol is currently derived from corn, which he believes will change
(GenomeWeb) Advocacy Group Urges Caution over Agricultural RNAi
A wave of letters to the Environmental Protection Agency  from scientists in both academia and industry are pointing to a large and growing body of evidence on the safety and specificity of RNAi in plants.
-bio giant Monsanto finalizing a regulatory application for a new strain of corn that expresses a widely used protein along with a dsRNA to combat corn rootworms, the EPA has been grappling with how