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April 13, 2015


Pakistan - Experimenting with hybrid seeds of maize, rice, wheat and sunflower (Dawn)


February 24, 2015


2015 University of Queensland Sunflower Competition: high schools grow next generation of plant scientists


October 15, 2014


Ten things to know about the flowers of fall: sunflowers - Scientists unfurl common flowers' genetic secrets


December 2, 2013


Sénégal - Scandale dans le marché des semences d’arachides : Plus de « 20 milliards » détournés par des opérateurs véreux (Dakar Actu)


April 29, 2013


U.S. a surprisingly large reservoir of crop plant diversity - A new inventory reveals that nearly 4,600 "crop wild relatives" make the United States home


August 3, 2012


Summer sunflowers not just for kids anymore (The Commercial Appeal)


June 25, 2012


Sunflower seed drug discovery earns national award


May 16, 2012


Nufarm sunflowers work a treat (Stock & Land)


March 20, 2012


Replacing trans fat - New crops from Dow Chemical and DuPont target food makers looking for stable, heart-healthy oils (Chemical & Engineering News)


March 14, 2012


Planting the seeds for heart-healthier fries and other foods


March 12, 2012


How a sunflower gene crossed the line from weed to crop (NPR)


February 7, 2012


Texas producers evaluating mMore alternative crops, including sunflower and canola


January 9, 2012


Climate change 'will boost British farmers’ (The Telegraph)


January 6, 2012


How the Russians saved America's sunflower (NPR)


December 12, 2011


SEEDS 2000 of Breckinridge, Minnesota recently acquired by Australian company NuFarm (AgWeek)


November 10, 2011


El girasol puede dar un salto cuantitativo (El Santafesino)


September 26, 2011


Brasil - Complexo Agroindustrial do Biodiesel é tema de livro


April 29, 2011


Entrevista con Rafael Garcés, Profesor del Instituto de la Grasa: "Con este nuevo aceite ayuidamos a promocionar la salud" (Andalucia Investiga)




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