Tag: Plant breeding and genetics
Posted on June 19, 2014
Made for the Shade
New technology could help food crops thrive in crowded fields
“Open Source” Seeds for All
A new form of ownership agreement keeps new plant varieties free for all
Posted on February 15, 2011
Jiming Jiang is unlocking the secrets of the centromere, an overlooked region of DNA that holds the key to chromosome engineering—and a new, possibly safer approach to gene therapy
Posted on November 19, 2010
Thriving While Thirsty
Persistance pays off for drought-resisting plants.
Posted on October 30, 2008
Grain of Doubt
Overuse of corn has clouded the image of America’s biggest crop. Can genetics help reshape corn’s future?
Posted on October 13, 2007
Thailand: In a Land of Rice, a Potato Crop Blossoms
Bringing Wisconsin tubers overseas.