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Last Week in Noble Research: Valentine's Cells, Lunch and Frost Recovery

Here's a quick look at a few of the many research activities from last week at the Noble Research Institute. 1 Monday, Feb. 13 How do roots grow? We're learning more every day. Root cells of...

Cracking Pecan's Problems

One of the first Americans to appreciate the flavor of pecans was George Washington, who planted the stately trees on the lawns of Mount Vernon in 1775. Yet true cultivation of the nuts wouldn't...

Noble Research Institute scientist recognized for alfalfa disease research

Noble Research Institute Postdoctoral Fellow Chakradhar Mattupalli, Ph.D., has been nominated as one of five American Phytopathological Society (APS) Schroth Faces of the Future.

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So long, farewell

It would be an understatement to say that I will miss researching at the Noble Research Institute.

How to Take a Pecan Leaf Test

It is critical to accurately measure the nutrient needs of pecan trees for successful orchard management. Leaf tissue can serve as an indicator of both limiting and excess nutrients. Charles Rohla,...

Fun with lasers

Microdissection is used when we want to examine the RNA or composition of a specific cell type that is difficult to separate normally.

Fun food adventures in Oklahoma

Boy did I eat a lot this past week!

Transformation in the science toolkit

Transforming bacteria helps us test a myriad of scientific theories, and it's a surprisingly easy technique to use.

Scientists announce genetic advancements in alfalfa research

Alfalfa, the queen of forages, has held secrets for centuries. Now, those genetic mysteries are being unlocked for plant breeders seeking to make the forage crop hardier and higher quality.