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Unique Imaging Platform to Advance Research on the Development of Roots
The new system is the first of its kind dedicated to plant science in the U.S. academic research sector and can provide accelerated insight into what affects plant growth.
in diverse environments. From there we can tackle the big problems like growing crops with less water, . Learn more about the partnership and X-ray system here. Follow along on Twitter with #Water
Danforth Center Intern Given Botanical Society of America’s 2016 Young Botanist Award
Congratulations to Rebecca Valls on her recent award!
in controlled environments and applied consistent treatments of reverse osmosis water with acetic acid versus municipal water to create different soil surroundings for the chickpea,” said Valls
(St. Louis Beacon) Specialization is key to Midwest's economic future, says expert
By David Baugher, special to the Beacon The Midwest's better days economically are in the rearview mirror as far as historian and journalist Richard C. Longworth is concerned. But Longworth, a senior fellow with the Chicago Council on Global Affairs ...
-water issues and Kansas City's foothold on veterinary medicine and animal health as indications, University started a major in water law. "These places tend to spin off expertise," he said. "One
Improving Investments, Policies, and Productivity Is Critical to Combating Hunger and Malnutrition
St. Louis, MO—Global demand for major grains, such as maize, rice, and wheat, is projected to increase by nearly 48 percent from 2000-2025 and by 70 percent between 2000 and 2050, according to research presented by Mark Rosegrant, who delivered ...
pressure on land and water and challenge global food security as never before,” said Rosegrant, in agricultural research are increased along with greater spending on irrigation, rural roads, safe drinking water
Envisioning a Better Tomorrow – Five Creative Thinkers Who Are Changing the World
James Carrington, Ph.D., president of the Danforth Center was cited as one of five creative thinkers who are changing our world.
root systems take up water and nutrients, and how they capture sunlight and energy. The work, which, are. But if we continue to use current practices, we will use all of the water, lose unrecoverable
Missouri Research Consortium Receives $20 Million Grant from National Science Foundation to Study Impacts of Climate Variability
The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center is part of a state-wide collaborative research project that was awarded a five year, $20 million grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF). 
tolerance and water-use-efficiency in maize using the Center’s one-of-a-kind automated Bellwether Foundation, , and how changes in temperature and water availability affect plant productivity. This emphasis
(The Week) How the tick-tock of a plant's clock could help fight the effects of global warming
Humans aren't the only ones that are jarred when their Circadian rhythms are disrupted. Plants, too, live by a finely tuned time-keeping system. In St. Louis, Mo., scientists are studying these processes so they can learn how to hack into a plant's clock and create more resilient crops and faster-growing biofuels.
a mist of water, another a ray of sunshine, and another a spritz of fertilizer. (Think of it like, ' water content. Enter Dmitri Nusinow, one of the Danforth Center's principal investigators
with a total of 5 watering and weighing stations that can be customized to deliver water and nutrients, enables visualization of water content in plants in the near infrared spectrum of 900–1700 nm
Giving Impact
water use. At the current rate of consumption, by 2025, two out of three people may live in water
We humans need to change and adapt as best we can to climate variability.  
, water and fertilizer to feed more and more people and burned more fossil fuels for heat, cooling