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3/27/2017

 

Wheat productivity can be increased by increasing kernel size, which is related to ovary size. It is not known whether environmental factors that affect kernel size may also affect...

3/24/2017

 

Climate change has caused vegetation shifts in subarctic wetlands due to rising temperatures, precipitation, and soil thaw.  The resulting changes in soil chemistry from past...

3/22/2017

 

The Fifth European Turfgrass Society (ETS) Conference was held in Portugal last June. Professor Carlos Guerrero from the University of Algarve organized this international...

3/20/2017

 

Fertilizers applied to farm fields, golf courses, and residential landscaping to benefit plants do not always stay in place. These added nutrients, including nitrogen (N) and...

3/17/2017

 

Climate change is expected to alter regional temperature and precipitation patterns and will subsequently impact soils and the distribution of plants and animals. Understanding how...

3/15/2017

 

Many crops may rely upon wild germplasm and related species to provide novel genes for improving disease resistance. Such genes are transferred from the exotic sources into...

3/13/2017

 

Hydropedology explores the potential of combining the expertise of soil physicists and pedologists. Soil physics describes physical processes in the soil, with particular attention...

3/10/2017

 

Farmers use “green manure” to protect soil, fix nitrogen, and scavenge nutrients when cash crops are not present. These cover crops can also reduce weeds and act as a...

3/8/2017

 

Soil erosion is a worldwide problem causing severe land degradation and surface water quality deterioration.  To effectively control soil erosion, distributed soil erosion...

3/6/2017

 

Spelt (T. aestivum ssp. spelta) is an old hulled wheat currently receiving renewed interest of consumers, bakers, millers, and farmers. Research is necessary to...

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