home news forum careers events suppliers solutions markets expos directories catalogs resources advertise contacts

Forum sources  
All Africa Asia/Pacific Europe Latin America Middle East North America


November 10, 2015

Building better rice (World Grain)

May 6, 2015

Illumina backgrounder: The Agrigenomics Market - How researchers, breeders, and farms are using genomics to improve global food security

April 29, 2015

Panelists offer pros and cons of 'genomic revolution'

April 7, 2015

Infographic: Are Europeans more opposed to GMOs than North Americans? (Genetic Literacy Project)

February 17, 2015

Words matter: U.S. National Peanut Board cautioned on research agreement (Southeast Farm Press)

November 29, 2014

Combining genome-wide association and QTL analysis: opportunities and challenges (ISB News Report)

November 23, 2014

Plant geneticist Howard-Yana Shapiro breaks 200 mph while keeping up with fast-moving genetics field (The Sacramento Bee)

September 22, 2014

ISB News Report - September 2014

July 22, 2014

Video: Sequencing of bread wheat genome ‘game-changer’ for meeting climate change challenge (Genetic Literacy Project)

June 16, 2014

Genomics and feeding the future - 2014 large-scale applied research project competition to focus on food safety, security and sustainable production

May 22, 2014

Maize Genetics and Genomics Database Curator Dr. Jack Gardiner talks about the maize shoot apical meristem (SAM), new projects

May 5, 2014

The bean genome - Researchers have puzzled out the genomes of crops such as soybeans. Now they’re turning their attention to the common bean (Grainews)

October 14, 2013

Texas A&M creates Texas-size genomic grant program

October 10, 2013

Mars collaborates to sequence Africa's neglected food crops (Nature Biotechnology)

July 25, 2013

No new Malthus: disruptive technologies will help feed 9 billion people by 2050 - Technologies like crop genomics and precision agriculture will help surmount challenges from climate change, falling yield growth, and growing demand, Lux Research says

July 15, 2013

Researchers warn that DNA puzzles are overwhelming computer systems (R&D Magazine)

January 8, 2013

Scientists learning how multiple-genome plants reproduce

December 19, 2012

U.S. National Science Foundation, funding opportunity - Plant Genome Research Program (PGRP)

December 4, 2012

Order of importance: Study finds prioritizing rather than canvassing entire plant genome may lead to improved crops

August 21, 2012

Genetic markers give Monsanto an edge (San Francisco Chronicle)

U.S. National Association of Plant Breeders and Plant Breeding Coordinating Committee meet in Indianapolis to discuss advances and challenges

August 12, 2012

Unterschiede im Erbgut von Pflanzenschädlingen
Differences in the genomes of related plant pathogens

June 4, 2012

‘Most comprehensive’ genetic analysis of maize plant will help raise yields, expand its range

June 2, 2012

U.S. National Corn Growers Association launches improved website promoting the National Agricultural Genotyping Center

March 21, 2012

Genotyping-by-sequencing, a new and much cheaper genomics technique, takes off

January 6, 2012

University of Florida research on newly formed plants could lead to improved crop fertility

December 15, 2011

Online databases provide new tool for unlocking the genetic secrets in medicinal plants

Research helps shed light on medicinal benefits of plants

November 28, 2011

ISB News Report - November 2011

November 4, 2011

Network of rice genes to speed development of biofuel crops


SeedQuest does not necessarily endorse the factual analyses and opinions
presented on this Forum, nor can it verify their validity.



The Triumph of Seeds

How Grains, Nuts, Kernels, Pulses, and Pips Conquered the Plant Kingdom and Shaped Human History

By Thor Hanson 

Basic Books




The History and Science of Plant Breeding

Noel Kingsbury
The University of Chicago Press







1997-2009 archive
of the FORUM section


Copyright @ 1992-2015 SeedQuest - All rights reserved