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  • Posted on June 9, 2015
    Plant Prowess

    CALS scientists from a wide range of disciplines help forge the future of a growing field

  • Posted on March 2, 2015
    Unpuzzling Diabetes

    Biochemist Alan Attie tracks the internal mechanisms behind a fast-growing disease that takes millions of lives each year

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    Five things everyone should know about … Stevia

    It’s not just a sweetener. The plant genus Stevia includes more than 200 species of herbs and shrubs native to South America and mexico. Yet […]

  • Posted on June 19, 2014
    Upping the Orange

    Nutritionist Sherry Tanumihardjo works around the world to increase consumption of fruits and vegetables that are high in vitamin A.

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    Gardening for the People

    Master Gardener Volunteers bring expertise and the joy of growing to diverse people and projects around the state.

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    “Open Source” Seeds for All

    A new form of ownership agreement keeps new plant varieties free for all

  • Posted on March 6, 2014
    Everyone around the table

    Monica White works to ensure greater inclusion in our food system

  • Posted on November 20, 2013
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    Peru: Potato Exchange Benefits Peruvians

    Peru, farmers hedge their bets. Located 12,000 feet above sea level, on the side of an Andean mountain, Puno has a growing season that’s short, cool and prone to frost.

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    Kenya: Certified Seed Potatoes for Kenya

    When scientists in Kenya needed help developing a certification program for seed potatoes, a CALS plant pathologist stepped up to the task. The new program […]

  • Posted on June 18, 2013
    Five things everyone should know about… Hazelnuts

    1   They’re crazy nutritious and gluten-free. Hazelnuts are rich in vitamins (particularly vitamin E and B-complex groups of vitamins, including folates, riboflavin, niacin, thiamin) as […]

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    Protecting our Pollinators

    Bees, so crucial to our food supply, are dying off at alarming rates. CALS researchers are taking a close look at everything from the microbes in their hives to the landscapes they live in to identify in what conditions bees thrive.