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16th Annual Fall Symposium Creates Excitement About Microbes
This year’s event was very social on Twitter by using the hashtag #MacroOfMicro and having the ability to access an online social media directory.
a Social Media Directory. Tweets came in as far as Norwich,
, and Einbeck, Germany
The Plant Pulse February 10, 2012
Plant Evolution Inforgraphic Roots & Shoots Learn about the evolution of plant science. Agriculture and “Agripreneurship” is a worthy, and market demanded, career path GAIN Insight “Separate statistical data from the United States Depar ...
that require these skills. Plant Science Critical to Planet Under Pressure Farming
In response, the
Crop Protection Association is urging EU leaders to recognise the critical role of plant science
The Plant Pulse August 31, 2012
Danforth event will examine growing world of bioinformatics St. Louis Beacon Mockler said that bioinformatics has become a serious focus at Danforth since the appointment of Dr. James Carrington as president. Carrington was director of Oregon State ...
they need. Food shortages could force world into vegetarianism, warn scientists
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, Robot farmers are the future of agriculture The Guardian
farming conference hears how 'farmbots' will bring efficiencies and benefits and an end to back-breaking tasks. Glowing Plants Now Up For Auction Daily Mail Many people set the mood for a romantic night in with candles, but now they could use a glowing plant for a date with a difference, thanks to St. Louis scientists. Bill Gates on the importance of GFIA 2014 Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture
Scientist Recruited to Spearhead Cassava Green Revolution for Nigeria
We are pleased to announce Dr.Martin Fregene, Director of BioCassava (BC) Plus at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center has been tasked with leading the implementation of the Cassava Green Revolution for Nigeria by Akin Adesina, the Honourable Min ...
the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, was in collaboration with IITA, the John Innes Center, Norwich
Plant Science Critical to Planet Under Pressure
UN experts have called for a transformation of the global economy, based on an ’evergreen revolution’ which will double agricultural productivity while reducing resource use and avoiding further biodiversity losses. In response, the UK Crop Protecti ...
Plant Science Critical to Planet Under Pressure, UN experts have called for a transformation of the global economy, based on an ’evergreen revolution’ which will double agricultural productivity while reducing resource use and avoiding further biodiversity losses. In response, the
Crop Protection Association is urging EU leaders to recognise the critical role of plant science innovation in boosting crop yields, preventing harvest losses and enabling more efficient use of key resources
The Plant Pulse March 9, 2012
Key Message for National Ag Day: Agricultural technology a solution to feeding 7 billion Council for Biotechnology Information Dr. Roger Beachy explained that solutions must include genetic research aimed at improving plant disease resistance an ...
patients. Why do plant roots grow down and not up? Farming
It is essential for roots to grow
The Plant Pulse September 7, 2012
Big Data Helps Farmers Weather Drought’s Damage Wired Friedberg says it’s this fine sifting of climate data that allows farmers to protect themselves better while enabling his company to shore up its own defenses with much greater precision against ...
the great global food crisis? The Telegraph
How have we got away with it so far? Shortly
(Bloomberg) Andean Superfood Lost in Quinoa Craze as Orphan Crop
Orphan crops, a plant that receives little research or market attention compared with agribusiness mainstays, are important for food security and are critical for large numbers of people, but they don’t create significant revenues or profits that can be put into the improvement of that crop.
plants exist worldwide. Fewer than 20 of them provide 90 percent of all food, according to
Meet 13th Annual Fall Symposium Speakers
Dr. Kirsten Bomblies, Assistant Professor of Organismic & Evolutionary Biology (OEB), Harvard University will be speaking at the Danforth Center’s Fall Symposium on Wednesday, September 28 2011. Dr. Bomblies is applying genomic and molecular ge ...
and received his Ph.D. from the University of Bristol,
. Dr. Kay's research involves the large scale