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Scientists report soybean breakthrough
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists are part of a team that has sequenced the majority of the soybean
Camouflage promising against thrips in Florida tomatoes
It only takes a few minutes of feeding for thrips to transmit the virus that causes tomato spotted wilt disease (TSW),
Research aims at stopping nematodes
Tiny, wormlike organisms called nematodes can be friend or foe to farmers. One such foe, the soybean cyst nematode
Experimental soybeans sabotage cyst nematode
Using biotechnology, Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists have fortified the defenses of soybean plants
Soybean rust target of gene-silencing
The soybean rust fungus Phakopsora pachyrhizi may meet its match, thanks to a gene-silencing technique that scientists
New uses found for soybean oil
Hair-care products, wound-care dressings and drug encapsulation are among the potential uses of new, soy-oil-based
Switchgrass production costs calculated
Following up on a net-energy study published in the January Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), a
ARS measuring merits of corn stover-based ethanol
Stover refers to stalks, leaves and cobs that remain in corn fields after the grain harvest. Now, thanks to scientific
Scientists trying to unlock bioenergy in switchgrass
Using genetic "snapshots" of switchgrass, Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and collaborating scientists are gaining
ARS scientists helping to rust-proof America's soybeans
Fungicides are a key frontline defense against Phakopsora pachyrhizi, the latest fungal threat to America's soybean
Scientists making progress in soybean aphid control
A key genetic discovery by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and university scientists opens the door to breeding
Statue of Liberty goes green with soy
A biodegradable soy-based hydraulic fluid developed by U.S. Department of Agriculture scientists is now being used to
Fungus on tap to fight whiteflies
Trouble is literally brewing for silverleaf whiteflies, thrips, spider mites and other insect plant pests.The trouble
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