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September 26, 2014

New blood needed in rice science, International Rice Research Institute urges ASEAN 

International Rice Research Institute conducts training on latest molecular breeding technologies for developing new rice varieties 

Developing nutritious and delicious organic barley

September 25, 2014

Malaysia receives world recognition in plant mutation breeding (Bernama)

Playing tag with sugars in the cornfield
Zuckerwettstreit im Maisfeld

Can Genetic Engineering Help Food Crops Better Tolerate Drought? A review of innovative technologies in OMICS Journal

Manitoba, Canada - Governments announce funding for industry-led feed grain research

September 23, 2014

Visiting scientist uses South Dakota State University technology to improve Korean white wheat

Heralding the dawn of a new era in rice improvement (BusinessMirror)

Tomato and potato plant breeder Tom Wagner brings variety to your garden, plate (HeraldNet)

September 22, 2014

ISB News Report - September 2014

A tribute to Alejandro Ortega, former CIMMYT maize scientist

USA - $4.7M National Science Foundation grant to study tomato fruit genetics, development

September 19, 2014

Discovering genes that control oil and protein in soybeans (Farm & Ranch Guide)

Turbocharging photosynthesis to feed the world - A faster enzyme for turning CO2 into sugar is a key step toward much higher crop yields (MIT Technology Review)

Plant engineered for more efficient photosynthesis

Nitrogen research to boost malt barley

September 18, 2014

Twenty-eight breeders/researchers complete 2nd Program Management for Plant Breeders course at UC Davis 

South Dakota, USA - Plant breeders plot greater gains (Tri-State Neighbor)

September 17, 2014

Cross-bred crops get fit faster - Genetic engineering lags behind conventional breeding in efforts to create drought-resistant maize (Nature)

Beyond plant breeding: agro-ecological solutions for climate-smart agriculture (The Chicago Coucil on Global Affairs)

September 16, 2014

Wheat gene discovery clears way for non-GMO breeding

September 15, 2014

Unique cotton research program featured at Manila, Arkansas field day

Soybean research in Kansas highlighted at this year’s Southern Soybean Breeders’ Tour

UC Davis Plant Breeding Academy starts class five

September 14, 2014

Taking a shortcut to improving wheat - University of Liverpool PhD student develops software which will allow farmers to identify mutations in wheat

September 12, 2014

Breeding better soybeans for the northern United States

September 10, 2014

Decade of research and breeding needed before frost-tolerant grain varieties released in Australia (ABC)

Historical marker points way to once-secret hybrid corn breeding experiment in Illinois (The Republic)

September 9, 2014

Queensland, Australia - Winter cereal research field day program

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