Kansas State University researcher Bikram Gill is part of an international team of researchers that developed a physical map of wheat’s wild ancestor, Aegilops tauschii, commonly called goatgrass. It's the first huge step toward sequencing the...
4/29/2013 12:40 PM EDT
Kansas State University agronomy researcher Mary Beth Kirkham found that elevated levels of carbon dioxide in the earth's atmosphere have an upside -- a reduced need for moisture in some important crops.
3/25/2013 12:00 PM EDT
Thanks to wheat breeding programs like the one at Kansas State University, producers have ever-improving options of wheat varieties to plant. Whether it’s improved resistance or increased yields, wheat breeders are creating varieties that meet...
2/14/2013 1:05 PM EST
Learn how Kansas State University researchers are using spectral analysis to increase the efficiency of the soybean breeding line selection process. Spectral analysis, a method of analyzing the electromagnetic radiation coming from plants and other...
2/14/2013 12:45 PM EST
A specialist on aging and adult development shares observations about how Chinese families care for -- and interact with -- older adults.
8/20/2008 12:25 PM EDT