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Inspiration from Fields of Wheat to Bundles of Images
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This month’s guest blogger discusses his passion for agriculture research
Inspiration from Fields of Wheat to Bundles of Images, Roots & Shoots March Guest Blogger, Jeffrey Berry, Senior Computational Scientist, in the Bart Lab. Until I was 22 years old, my family owned 88 acres of land in the middle of nowhere in Illinois. It was our little paradise. On this typical Midwestern farm we grew wheat, soybean, and corn. We had apple trees, a pear tree and a lake where, there, looking out over a field of wheat making waves in the wind. Many people don’t really think
Norman Borlaug: The Genius Behind The Green Revolution
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Last week Forbes published a detailed article describing the life of Norman Borlaug, a true pioneer to science, agriculture and innovation.  Jonathan Swift wrote, “Whoever could make two ears of corn or two blades of grass grow where only one grew b ...
. First, he and his colleagues laboriously crossbred thousands of wheat varieties from around, % to 40%. Second, he crafted so-called dwarf wheat varieties, which were smaller than the old, . The availability of two test generations of wheat each year cut by half the years required for breeding new, , proved invaluable, and Mexican wheat yields skyrocketed. Similar successes followed when the Mexican wheat varieties were planted in Pakistan and India, but only after Borlaug convinced politicians
Giving Thanks to Those Who Feed the World
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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.

cherished moments. Across the world, many people are thankful for a man that, through his wheat-breeding, generations of wheat to be grown each year, instead of the traditional one generation, cutting breeding time in half. While in Mexico, Dr. Borlaug and his colleagues also perfected a dwarf wheat variety, . ” In 1964, Dr. Borlaug was appointed director of the Wheat Research and Production Program at the then newly established International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) near Mexico City
Plant Pulse
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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. We hope this compilation of stories and information will serve as an interesting source of information for you.
rising demand. Indeed, current demand and production trends will lead to a global shortfall of wheat, in the world can afford to be without. Borlaug's daughter in Delhi to fight wheat disease Deccan, India from a catastrophic plant disease called Ug99 that can wipe off the entire wheat crop
Tomorrow: World Water Day
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      International World Water Day is held annually on March 22 as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. An international day to celebrate fre ...
for example consumes 15,000 litres of water while 1 kilo of wheat ’drinks up’ 1,500 litres
Investing in Young Scientists for Global Impact
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Recently, our Institute for International Crop Improvement sponsored four early-career scientists to attend the 7th annual South Asia Biosafety conference in Dhaka, Bangladesh, the premiere biosafety meeting in South Asia.
Institute of Wheat and Barley Research, Karnal Dr. Neetu Singh Kushwah, ICAR-Indian Institute of Pulse, about extensive research programs going on in wheat blast in Bangladesh and interacted, in my research on gene editing in wheat by keeping in mind the present policy and commercialization strategies. – Dr. Mamrutha HM., ICAR-Indian Institute of Wheat and Barley Research, Karnal, Haryana
Plant Pulse
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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. We hope this compilation of stories and information will serve as an interesting source of information for you.
Seeds Combat World’s Most Serious Wheat Disease Popular Science In Kenya, two new varieties of wheat
Plant Pulse
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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.
. Scientists decode genome of wheat. Why is this a big step for mankind? Tech Times The genome of bread wheat, which has an unusual form and size, has been decoded by an international team of scientists, revealing surprises on the grass-turned-crop's evolution. The cultivation of wheat has long been viewed
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch) Danforth Center and USGA Partnering to Improve Golf Course Sustainability
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As golfers tee off at the U.S. Open this week, researchers at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center are literally watching grass grow to find ways to improve turf on golf courses.
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From dollar store to microbiology: Student gets his dream job
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A few months ago, Kevin Cox was working at a dollar store. Today he’s a laboratory assistant at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in Creve Coeur, Mo. – the first big step of many toward a noble career. “I see myself working at the Centers ...
proudly explained it’s a grass species related to cereal grains such as wheat, barley, oats, maize