Sep 25, 2023 | Research
Could Biostimulants Save Doomed Cotton Seedlings?
Lori Unruh-Snyder discovered that cotton seed damage locations and patterns can accurately predict seedling performance. Now, they are testing ways growers could overcome these deficits.
Sep 15, 2023
No Pollen, No Seeds: Genome Editing Technique Yields Useful Traits
Tweaks to the mitochondrial genome hold the potential for better hybrid seed production or to introduce seedless fruits.
Sep 13, 2023
USDA-ARS Breaks Ground on New Plant Improvement Facility on NC State University Campus
USDA-ARS breaks ground on a state-of-the-art plant improvement facility housing 30-40 experts from ARS and NC State who will conduct research on maize, soybean, wheat, cotton and peanuts.