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Food Security & Climate Change Challenges Accelerating
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Research at the Danforth Center includes the search renewable, clean energy, using algae and oilseed crops such as camelina. Center scientists are also focused on developing crops that require less nitrogen-based fertilizer and harmful pesticides the ...
Food Security & Climate Change Challenges Accelerating, Research at the Danforth Center includes the search renewable, clean energy, using algae and oilseed crops such as camelina. Center scientists, of the challenges that climate change will pose to food production. As I have reported before, and Climate Change calls for an ambitious new program to tackle the problems of food supply, food waste, that is one the biggest sources of such emissions. “Food insecurity and climate change are already
(AlertNet) Climate Conversations - Cassava comes to the table
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By Neil Palmer | Friday at 1:18 AM | Cassava harvesting near Khorat, Thailand. Photo: Neil Palmer/CIATIt might be an abuse of artistic license, but 2012 might well be remembered as the first International Year of Cassava – in all but name. That ...
(AlertNet) Climate Conversations - Cassava comes to the table, By Neil Palmer | Friday at 1:18 AM, for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) research revealed that cassava could be one of the most climate-resilient crops for smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa. Climate prediction models showed likely, focus one of the greatest hurdles to maximizing cassava’s potential as a supposedly “climate-proof, as the effects of climate change take hold. The report raised the alarm – hopefully in good time
(Newsweek) Genetically Modified Rice Could Withstand the Ravages of Climate Change
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Over 3 billion people across the globe depend on rice for survival—it’s one of the most widely consumed food crops, providing over one-fifth of the calories consumed by humans worldwide.
(Newsweek) Genetically Modified Rice Could Withstand the Ravages of Climate Change, “I’ve never had so many students want to take part in a project,” says Jane Langdale. “They want to save the world.” Langdale, a professor of plant development at the University of Oxford, is part of a team of scientists from 12 universities in eight countries working to develop a new strain of hyperefficient, drought-resistant rice known as C4. And in a world with a rapidly changing climate where nearly
Rising Temperatures May Safeguard Crop Nutrition as Climate Changes
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Hotter temperatures may offset the negative effects of higher carbon dioxide levels on seed quality, according to a two-year soybean field study.
Rising Temperatures May Safeguard Crop Nutrition as Climate Changes, ST. LOUIS, MO, January 22, 2019 – Recent research has shown that rising carbon dioxide levels will likely boost yields, but at the cost of nutrition. A new study in Plant Journal from the University of Illinois, U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS), and Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, in different ways, making it very hard to predict how our changing climate will affect our food
(AidsNews) Uganda: Cassava conference to tackle climate change head-on
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16 May, 2012  by Neil Palmer An important announcement from our colleagues at the Danforth Plant Science Center:  Global alliance to gather to consider strategies for overcoming challenges of global climatic change at international cassava conferenc ...
(AidsNews) Uganda: Cassava conference to tackle climate change head-on, 16 May, 2012 by Neil Palmer An important announcement from our colleagues at the Danforth Plant Science Center: Global alliance to gather to consider strategies for overcoming challenges of global climatic change at international cassava conference. ST. LOUIS, MO, May 15, 2012—The Global Cassava Partnership, priorities for R&D that will enable cassava production to withstand global changes in climate
(St. Louis Public Radio) Danforth Center’s corn study could make crops more resilient to climate change
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Researchers at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center want to learn how a changing climate could affect the fertility of corn and other major crops.
(St. Louis Public Radio) Danforth Center’s corn study could make crops more resilient to climate change, Researchers at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center want to learn how a changing climate could affect the fertility of corn and other major crops. Read More, (Collection), (Collection)
(St. Louis Public Radio) Missouri Institutions To Share $20 Million Grant To Study Climate Change
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The National Science Foundation has awarded $20 million to academic and research institutions across Missouri to study climate change.
(St. Louis Public Radio) Missouri Institutions To Share $20 Million Grant To Study Climate Change, By VÉRONIQUE LACAPRA The National Science Foundation has awarded $20 million to academic and research institutions across Missouri to study climate change. Five states, plus the U.S., .” Walker said researchers from different institutions will work together in teams focusing on climate, , to helping communities respond better to climate change. The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center’s
(St. Louis Business Journal) Danforth Center, universities win $20 million from NSF to study climate impact
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A state-wide research collaboration that includes the nonprofit Donald Danforth Plant Science Center and St. Louis universities has won a five-year, $20 million grant from the National Science Foundation to study the effects of climate variability.
(St. Louis Business Journal) Danforth Center, universities win $20 million from NSF to study climate impact, A state-wide research collaboration that includes the nonprofit Donald Danforth Plant Science Center and St. Louis universities has won a five-year, $20 million grant from the National Science Foundationto study the effects of climate variability. Dubbed the “Missouri Transect: Climate, Plants and Community,” the project is a partnership among the University of Missouri campuses
Missouri Research Consortium Receives $20 Million Grant from National Science Foundation to Study Impacts of Climate Variability
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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). 
Impacts of Climate Variability, ST. LOUIS, MO, August 5, 2014 – The Donald Danforth Plant Science, million grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF). “The Missouri Transect: Climate, Plants, for improving crop climate resilience and educating a workforce that understands the effects of climate, are affected by climate variability,” said John Walker, professor and director of the Division of Biological, , will model and predict short- and long-term changes in climate and determine the impact on these important
Ag Innovation Showcase Experts Forecast Population Growth, Rising Wages and Climate Change Combine to Hurt Future Food Supplies Globally
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ST. LOUIS (May 23, 2011) -- A volatile recipe of exploding population growth, climate change, falling crop yields and more demand for meat and diary will put world agriculture under tremendous pressure, experts said at the Ag Innovation Showcase, hel ...
Ag Innovation Showcase Experts Forecast Population Growth, Rising Wages and Climate Change Combine, population growth, climate change, falling crop yields and more demand for meat and diary will put, , lower crop yields from climate change and rising wages in Africa, Asia and Latin America, agriculture. He even projected a future where, due to climate change, the U.S. would not export, under threat of climate change. Parts of Latin America, Asia and Brazil also will be hit hard