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(St. Louis Post-Dispatch) DOE Gives Danforth Center $8 Million for Sorghum Study
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“These will be optimized for the U.S. sorghum bioenergy belt, making this crop a leading feedstock source for biofuel production,” said Danforth scientist Todd Mockler, who is leading the project.
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch) DOE Gives Danforth Center $8 Million for Sorghum Study, The U.S. Department of Energy awarded $8 million to the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center to study sorghum for use as a biofuel crop. The project is aimed at mapping sorghum’s genetic information and studying its physical characteristics to help researchers develop higher-yielding varieties of the plant. “These will be optimized for the U.S. sorghum bioenergy belt, making this crop a leading feedstock
(St. Louis Business Journal) Danforth Center Wins $8 Million DOE Grant for Sorghum Project
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The grant supports a program focused on progressing research on sorghum as a bioenergy source. 
(St. Louis Business Journal) Danforth Center Wins $8 Million DOE Grant for Sorghum Project, of Energy to study and breed sorghum hybrids for bioenergy. The grant comes through a program focused, to accelerate development of high-yield sorghum for bioenergy. The team will also analyze the genome of sorghum and combine that information with phenotype data to look at the physical makeup of sorghum. Read the article in its entirety HERE., (Collection), (Collection)
Danforth Center Awarded $8 Million DOE ARPA-E Grant to Accelerate Research on Sorghum as Bioenergy Crop
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/danforth-center-awarded-8-million-doe-arpa-e-grant-to-accelerate-research-on-sorghum-as-bioenergy-crop
The $8 million grant awarded to the Danforth Plant Science Center will be led by Todd Mockler, Ph.D., Geraldine and Robert Virgil Distinguished Investigator at the Danforth Center.
Danforth Center Awarded $8 Million DOE ARPA-E Grant to Accelerate Research on Sorghum as Bioenergy, accelerating research on sorghum, a drought and heat tolerant member of the grass family grown, at the Danforth Center. “By understanding the phenotypic and genomic variation of bioenergy sorghum, we, -yielding sorghum hybrids,” said Mockler. “These will be optimized for the U.S. sorghum bioenergy, and bioenergy grasses such as sorghum as sources of sustainable bioenergy. The sorghum research
Howard G. Buffett Foundation Teams Up With the Danforth Plant Science Center and DuPont to Deliver Nutritionally-Enhanced Sorghum to Africa
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/news-releases/news-item/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 ...
Nutritionally-Enhanced Sorghum to Africa, Grant Funds Next Phase in Bringing Healthier Sorghum, Foundation to bring healthier sorghum to underserved communities in Africa. The grant will help fund the completion of the development of biofortified sorghum, a more nutritious and digestible sorghum for Africans who depend upon sorghum as their staple diet. DuPont business Pioneer Hi-Bred began working on the project in 2005 in conjunction with the African Biofortified Sorghum (ABS
Partnership with Benson Hill Biosystems Focuses Efforts on Sorghum as a Next-Generation Bioenergy Source
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Sorghum’s adaptability to diverse environments, low fertilizer requirements, high biomass potential and its compatibility with row crop production position it to become the premier bioenergy crop in the United States.
Partnership with Benson Hill Biosystems Focuses Efforts on Sorghum as a Next-Generation Bioenergy, CropOS™ cloud biology platform to advance sustainable development of sorghum as an alternative energy source. Sorghum is a unique crop in that most varieties are both drought and heat tolerant. Sorghum, will be met through biomass production in the South, with sorghum identified as a key crop. It is among, to sequence more than 400 sorghum genomes and capture tens of millions of phenotypic observations over
U.S. Department of Energy Taps Danforth Plant Science Center for Research To Improve Sorghum as a Bioenergy Crop
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/news-releases/news-item/u.s.-department-of-energy-taps-danforth-plant-science-center-for-research-to-improve-sorghum-as-a-bioenergy-crop
Danforth Center Principal Investigator, Andrea Eveland, Ph.D., will lead a multi-institutional project to deepen the understanding of sorghum, a versatile bioenergy crop, and its response to drought.
U.S. Department of Energy Taps Danforth Plant Science Center for Research To Improve Sorghum, of sorghum, a versatile bioenergy crop, and its response to drought. Sorghum is the fifth most widely, stress resilience in sorghum, and seeks to define the functions of key genes. Drought tolerance, . “There are more than 30,000 genes in the sorghum genome and we only have knowledge of what a small, called ‘forward genetics’, where chemically-mutagenized sorghum plants are screened for altered
(Soil Science Society of America) To Bear or Not to Bear a Seed
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Toby Kellogg’s study of wild grasses that are relatives of sorghum and produce non-seed bearing flowers could help plant breeders increase yield in cultivated sorghum.
(Soil Science Society of America) To Bear or Not to Bear a Seed, Toby Kellogg’s study of wild grasses that are relatives of sorghum and produce non-seed bearing flowers could help plant breeders increase yield in cultivated sorghum. READ MORE, (Collection), (Collection)
Leading Foundation Working to Empower Farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa Taps Danforth Center
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Leading Foundation Working to Empower Farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa Taps Danforth Center
Foundation to expand and accelerate the development and deployment of advanced sorghum phenotyping, aims to optimize breeding strategies for improving the yield and stress tolerance of sorghum (Sorghum, . Sorghum is among the most efficient crops in terms of conversion of solar energy and use of water, demand by 2050. The need for improved varieties is particularly urgent because grain sorghum yields have been flat or declining due to the lack of sufficient investment. “The National Sorghum Producers
(AGRINEWS) Bringing the largest crop robot to ground level
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It’s in St. Louis at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center that a team of scientists headed by Todd Mockler are searching for breeding keys for maximizing the bioenergy potential of sorghum.
(AGRINEWS) Bringing the largest crop robot to ground level, It’s in St. Louis at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center that a team of scientists headed by Todd Mockler are searching for breeding keys for maximizing the bioenergy potential of sorghum. Read More, (Collection), (Collection)
(St. Louis Post Dispatch) Danforth Center looks to the future of ethanol on a hot planet
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/in-the-news/in-the-news-item/(st.-louis-post-dispatch)-danforth-center-looks-to-the-future-of-ethanol-on-a-hot-planet
Researchers at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center think that sorghum — though still a common food grain — could provide a better alternative than the corn-based ethanol that dominates today’s domestic supply chain.
(St. Louis Post Dispatch) Danforth Center looks to the future of ethanol on a hot planet , Researchers at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center think that sorghum — though still a common food grain — could provide a better alternative than the corn-based ethanol that dominates today’s domestic supply chain. Read More, (Collection), (Collection)