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Helping quinoa brave the heat

Scientists identify more efficient methods for evaluating heat tolerance
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Preserved pollen tells the history of floodplains

Fossil pollen can help reconstruct the past and predict the future
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Mapping millet genetics

New DNA sequences will aid in the development of improved millet varieties
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What Is Urban Ecology and Why Is It Important?

Providing food closer to home in cities is possible
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Alfalfa and potassium: It’s complicated

Expect a tradeoff between alfalfa yield and quality when fertilizing with potassium
16-Oct-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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What Is Phytoremediation?

Using plants to clean up soil
15-Oct-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Celebrating the health and nutritional potential of underutilized crop species

Oat, quinoa, emmer and more to be topic of symposium
14-Oct-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Linking soil and environmental health

Changes in soil microbes, soil salinity to be covered in symposium
10-Oct-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Experts on Drought and Dust

The 1930s Dust Bowl was a singular event in U.S. history, but Dust Bowl-like droughts and conditions do still occur. Experts are available to discuss what events like the 2012 U.S. drought mean for us now and how we can prepare for similar events in...
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American Society of Agronomy Provides Panel of Experts to Answer Questions Related to Heat and Dry Conditions
29-Jun-2012 5:00 PM EDT

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American Society of Agronomy; Soil Science Society of America; Crop Science Society of America Collectively, these science Societies represent more than 12,000 individual members around the world. The scientists' memberships build collaborating partnerships in the agronomy, crops, and soils science fields for the advancement of science.

ASA, CSSA, and SSSA are part of the Alliance of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Science Societies (ACSESS), a nonprofit organization providing management and administrative, support services to all three societies headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, USA.


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