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The science of breeding crops for the mitigation of food insecurity and malnutrition around the world.
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Plant Ag at Michigan State University | Plant Agriculture

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Plant Breeders Release First 'Open Source Seeds'

Plant Breeders Release First 'Open Source Seeds' | Plant Breeding and Genetics | Scoop.it
Scientists and food activists are launching a campaign to promote seeds that can be freely shared, rather than protected through patents and licenses. They call it the Open Source Seed Initiative.
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For the love of spuds

For the love of spuds | Plant Breeding and Genetics | Scoop.it
David Douches spends his days at the office surrounded by Mr. Potato Heads.
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Borlaug's Contributions Remembered On Ag Day - Farm Futures

Borlaug's Contributions Remembered On Ag Day - Farm Futures | Plant Breeding and Genetics | Scoop.it
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A new statue in the U.S. Capitol building's statuary hall to recognize the contributions of Dr.

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Insights into the Maize Pan-Genome and Pan-Transcriptome

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GM spuds beat blight - In a three-year GM research trial, scientists boosted resistance of potatoes to late blight, their most important disease, without deploying fungicides

GM spuds beat blight - In a three-year GM research trial, scientists boosted resistance of potatoes to late blight, their most important disease, without deploying fungicides | Plant Breeding and Genetics | Scoop.it

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Kansas Wheat Quality Lab provides breeders with critical information

Kansas Wheat Quality Lab provides breeders with critical information | Plant Breeding and Genetics | Scoop.it
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Sequencing hundreds of nuclear genes in the sunflower family now possible - New approach will facilitate evolutionary investigations of the largest family of flowering plants

Sequencing hundreds of nuclear genes in the sunflower family now possible - New approach will facilitate evolutionary investigations of the largest family of flowering plants | Plant Breeding and Genetics | Scoop.it

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Technology Can Boost Crop Yields, Halve Food Prices By 2050 - Real Time Economics - WSJ

Technology Can Boost Crop Yields, Halve Food Prices By 2050 - Real Time Economics - WSJ | Plant Breeding and Genetics | Scoop.it
Agricultural technologies could help boost global crop yields by as much as 67% and help to slash food prices by as much as 50% by 2050.
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RNA sequencing of 750-year-old barley virus sheds new light on the Crusades

RNA sequencing of 750-year-old barley virus sheds new light on the Crusades | Plant Breeding and Genetics | Scoop.it
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2014 Plant Breeding Symposium: Global Food Security | Sponsored by DuPont Pioneer Hi-Bred and held at University of California Davis

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Insect diversity is abundant in GM maize fields

Insect diversity is abundant in GM maize fields | Plant Breeding and Genetics | Scoop.it
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We Need G.M.O. Wheat

We Need G.M.O. Wheat | Plant Breeding and Genetics | Scoop.it
Farmers are missing out on plants that can survive drought.
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Genome sequence of the hot pepper provides insights into the evolution of pungency in Capsicum species : Nature Genetics : Nature Publishing Group

Genome sequence of the hot pepper provides insights into the evolution of pungency in Capsicum species : Nature Genetics : Nature Publishing Group | Plant Breeding and Genetics | Scoop.it
Doil Choi and colleagues report the genome sequence of the hot pepper, Capsicum annuum, as well as the resequencing of two cultivated peppers and a wild species, Capsicum chinense. Comparative genomic analysis across Solanaceae provides insights into genome expansion, pungency, ripening and disease resistance in hot peppers.
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Webinar Registration and Archive - eXtension

Webinar Registration and Archive  - eXtension | Plant Breeding and Genetics | Scoop.it
Register for upcoming webinars and view past recordings. The Plant Breeding and Genomics Webinar Series describes and demonstrates widely...
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Plant breeders seek hardiness, disease resistance - TwinCities.com

Plant breeders seek hardiness, disease resistance - TwinCities.com | Plant Breeding and Genetics | Scoop.it
Home Blundering Gardener. The University of Minnesota's Landscape Arboretum continues to impress. A breakthrough many consider the ornamental plant breeders' most stunning achievement is Zone 4 hardy Northern ...
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Luther Burbank Dug Deep To Rise As Top Plant Breeder - Investor's Business Daily

Luther Burbank Dug Deep To Rise As Top Plant Breeder - Investor's Business Daily | Plant Breeding and Genetics | Scoop.it
Luther Burbank Dug Deep To Rise As Top Plant Breeder
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By 32, Luther Burbank was already called a wizard of plant breeding.
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Increasing homogeneity in global food supplies and the implications for food security

Increasing homogeneity in global food supplies and the implications for food security | Plant Breeding and Genetics | Scoop.it
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Scientists: this GM crop would have survived Irish potato famine

Scientists: this GM crop would have survived Irish potato famine | Plant Breeding and Genetics | Scoop.it
A new strain of British genetically modified potato appears immune to the devastating fungus responsible for the great Irish famine of 1845, research has shown.
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Roots to Shoots: Hormone transport in plants deciphered - Regulating hormone distribution mechanisms in plants could lead to sustainable bioenergy crops with increased growth and reduced needs for ...

Roots to Shoots: Hormone transport in plants deciphered - Regulating hormone distribution mechanisms in plants could lead to sustainable bioenergy crops with increased growth and reduced needs for ... | Plant Breeding and Genetics | Scoop.it
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A new tool for identifying key soybean genes

A new tool for identifying key soybean genes | Plant Breeding and Genetics | Scoop.it
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Rothamsted Research submits application to Defra for permission to carry out GM field trial

Rothamsted Research submits application to Defra for permission to carry out GM field trial | Plant Breeding and Genetics | Scoop.it
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Raymond F. Baker Center for Plant Breeding

Raymond F. Baker Center for Plant Breeding | Plant Breeding and Genetics | Scoop.it
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DuPont Pioneer and Two Blades Foundation to develop durable resistance against Asian soybean rust

DuPont Pioneer and Two Blades Foundation to develop durable resistance against Asian soybean rust | Plant Breeding and Genetics | Scoop.it
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Approvals of GM crops in the European Union - January 2014 update

Approvals of GM crops in the European Union - January 2014 update | Plant Breeding and Genetics | Scoop.it
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