148 search results for maize

HOW THE SCIENCE OF WATER UPTAKE WILL IMPROVE FOOD & FUEL
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/how-the-science-of-water-uptake-will-improve-food-fuel
Water-use efficiency is an important factor for all crops around the globe, and will be a vital component of sustainable agriculture.
. Mutations were generated in genes central to the CCM of maize, and have been shown to affect the balance
Danforth Center Receives $1.5 Million Grant to Accelerate the Development of Clean Energy Technologies
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/news-releases/news-item/danforth-center-receives-1.5-million-grant-to-accelerate-the-development-of-clean-energy-technologies
As part of a joint DOE-USDA program, Danforth Center researchers, were awarded funding for a $1.5 million project to understand physiologic responses of bioenergy grasses to environmental changes
related to the major cereal grain species wheat, barley, oats, maize, rice, rye, sorghum, and millet
Plant Pulse
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/plant-pulse51214
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.
trees to lattices of gray twigs. Greater Sensitivity to Drought Accompanies Maize Yield Increase
(Des Moines Register) Five young Iowans who could be the next Norman Borlaug
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/in-the-news/in-the-news-item/(des-moines-register)-five-young-iowans-who-could-be-the-next-norman-borlaug
Staffers at the World Food Prize sometimes refer to Danforth Center summer 2012 intern, Adam Riesselman, as having the greatest potential to be the next Borlaug.
Intern. He served at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center in El Batan, Mexico, the same
Giving Thanks to Those Who Feed the World
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/giving-thanks-to-those-who-feed-the-world

While giving thanks this holiday season, stop a minute to remember those, such as Dr. Borlaug, that dedicated their life’s work to feeding the world.

at the then newly established International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) near Mexico City
A Postdoc Focuses on Model Crop, Setaria
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/a-postdoc-focuses-on-model-crop-setaria
Roots & Shoots’ August Guest blogger, Timothy Anderson, is a postdoctoral associate in Dr. Tom Brutnell’s lab in the Enterprise Rent-A-Car Institute for Renewable Fuels at the Danforth Center. He is focused on engineering an alternative C4 photosynthetic pathway into the model plant Setaria viridis.
crops, such as maize, that are more efficient and can thrive under reduced water and fertilizer
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-Research and Development Growth Park, Cassava, Setaria, Maize, Brachypodium, Switchgrass, Algae, VIRCA
Education & Outreach
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, BioCassava-Plus, BC-Plus, BRDG-Park, Bio-Research-and-Development-Growth-Park, Cassava, Setaria, Maize
Interviews
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Shyu - Translating and broadening the impact of scientific discoveries - From Setaria to Maize; From
Tissue Culture & Transformation
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such as: Setaria, tobacco, petunia, tomato, Arabidopsis, soybean, Indian mustard, maize, rice and various