Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have identified a common set of genes that enable different drought-resistant plants to survive in semi-arid conditions, which could play a significant role in bioengineering and creating energy crops that are tolerant to water deficits.
An Iowa State University agronomist is charting mechanisms – gene by gene – that could lead to soybean varieties resistant to sudden death syndrome. Read moreRead More »
The biggest seed company will make its Xtend soybeans tolerant of a herbicide called glufosinate in the next two to three years, Chief Technology Officer Robb Fraley told reporters on a Jan. 4 conference call. Read moreRead More »