Tag: "soybeans" at biology news
Agricultural biotechnology hot topic at ASTA corn & sorghum and soybean seed research conferences
... effects of genetic advances in corn, sorghum, and soybeans
on the seed and food industries? What are forthcoming crop applications of modern biotechnology? What is the European perspective on biotech crops? How reliable are tests used to detect biotech material in seed? These and other key questions about b...
Florida research shows that for rice, warmer earth brings uncertain future
...atures also lead to declines in yields of peanuts, soybeans
and dry beans such as kidney beans. "I think we'v...project. "We're on the downhill side for rice and soybeans
now, so if there's any temperature increase the yield will slide down," Boote said. Although the pl...
Plants as plants: gene could convert crops to plastics factories
...ther applications. But crop plants such as corn or soybeans
hold the potential to create plants that provide the starting materials to make the plastics we already have and to make new plastics with never-before-seen properties, Chapple says. Plastics are produced by making chains of compounds derived from pe...
Pioneering experiments testing effects of greenhouse gases on crops
...ity of Illinois farmland this summer are sprouting soybeans
grown in the presence of carbon dioxide levels for...od production areas." Researchers want to know how soybeans
may be affected, and what scientists might do to assure the integrity of yields and quality as the c...
Lilly Endowment grants almost $26 million to Purdue Discovery Park
...id. "Genomics is enabling the development of corn, soybeans
and wheat that can withstand the stresses of severe weather. Genomics advancements allow faculty to understand pollination processes to produce better crops." The bioscience/engineering center also will connect researchers in the life sciences with e...
Efficient fertilizer use could benefit river without hurting crop yields
...of applied nitrogen such as manure and credit from soybeans
and other legume crops.The full effect of reducing nitrogen fertilizer application to UI-recommended levels would depend on weather conditions and could take up to nine years to be observed. "Our model provides some insights, but we need to continue...
NSF awards two plant genome grants to University of Minnesota
...dle America it was beans and corn, in the Far East soybeans
and rice and in Africa cowpeas and sorghum." Legumes such as peanuts and soybeans
are valuable sources of oil, and legumes also contain unique "phytochemicals" like isoflavones, whic...
Popular weed killer demasculinizes frogs, disrupts their sexual development
...concerns about heavy use of the herbicide on corn, soybeans
and other crops in the Midwest and around the world. In an article in the April 16 issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, developmental endocrinologist Tyrone B. Hayes, associate professor of int...
Popular weed killer disrupts frogs' sexual development
...concerns about heavy use of the herbicide on corn, soybeans
and other crops in the Midwest and around the world. In the April 16 issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, developmental endocrinologist Tyrone Hayes and colleagues from the University of California, Berkeley, report that atr...
Terminator tussle: Controversial technology needed, experts say
...a good yield. Farmers who buy genetically modified soybeans
sign an agreement saying they won't save the seed," Martin says. "With crops such as soybean, cotton or wheat, because private companies and land-grant universities continuously develop and release new varieties that offer greater yields and disease ...
From nanotechnology to raspberries, Virginia Tech inventions and creations can improve our lives
...d to Montague Farms and is marketed in Japan. Such soybeans
are used to prepare natto, a popular dish. MFS 591 was developed to meet the Japanese desire for a softer seed with less calcium content and higher sucrose than Vance and Camp soybeans, previously developed by Virginia Tech for this special market....
DuPont to launch soybeans into space
...d consumers.According to the United Soybean Board, soybeans
are the largest single source of protein meal and vegetable oil in the human diet. Domestically, soybeans
provide 80 percent of the edible consumption of fats and oils in the United States. In 2000, 54 per...
CIIT research on estrogens featured at national meeting
...onse to synthetic chemicals. Genistein is found in soybeans
and soy-based foods. The news conference will begin at 10 A.M. on June 19th at the Moscone Center. Dr. You will also present his research as part of a poster session entitled "Gene Regulation: New Technologies" on Friday, June 21st from 11 A.M. to n...
ASPB Annual Meeting, August 3-7, media tip sheet
... University - Speaks on how the growth response of soybeans
to elevated carbon dioxide is independent of nitrogen fixation rate. Carl Bernacchi, University of Illinois - Discusses improved temperature response functions for modeling photosynthetic carbon assimilation. Sean Weise, University of Wisconsin - Spe...
First soybeans grown in space return to Earth
...accomplishment regarding the future development of soybeans
one of the most consumed crops in the world today...ther elements in space regarding plant growth. The soybeans
returned to Earth Friday afternoon aboard the Atlantis. In June, DuPont subsidiary, Pioneer Hi-Bred...
Space Shuttle returns first soybeans grown on Space Station in commercial farming experiment
...ion Science Officer Peggy Whitson took care of the soybeans
on the Station since the experiment began in June....VANCED ASTROCULTURE plant growth chamber where the soybeans
germinated and grew for 97 days. "We will analyze the oil, proteins, carbohydrates and secondary me...
Sugar gene helps rice tolerate drought, salt, cold
...nge of other crops, including corn, wheat, millet, soybeans
and sugar cane. The researchers plan to report on their claims of increased food productivity from the resulting transgenic rice plants in a subsequent article. They say the trehalose gene technology will be placed in the public domain -- instead of ...
Study finds controlling phosphorus pollution in wetlands more important than believed
...hors report. Among certain "legume" plants such as soybeans
that grow on dry land, phosphorus fertilization increases nitrogen fixation by "symbiotic" bacteria residing in plant roots. These bacteria convert nitrogen from the air to a chemical form that acts as a plant fertilizer. Fixing that nitrogen is also...
Ozone may provide environmentally safe protection for grains
...orn, soft red winter wheat, hard red winter wheat, soybeans
and corn. They used five-gallon plastic pails and 50-gallon steel drums, storage bins filled with grain, and buried mesh bags all filled with grain and a known number of grain-eating bugs to test ozone's killing efficacy. The team's previous studies ...
Genetically modified crops in India produced greater yields, reduced pesticide use, new study finds
...erage less than 10 percent. Bioengineered corn and soybeans
have even less impressive gains, and in some cases, the yield effects are negative. Why the difference in India? The answer seems to be that the region suffers from a significantly higher pressure of crop-destroying pests, and that there has not bee...
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