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  • Legacy
  • 2016
  • Winter

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...
  • Blog
  • Stories Behind the Science

On Being a "Brat" and a Biology Nerd

I discovered my interest in science in Mr. Hunter's 10th grade biology class at Lakenheath High School, the school at a U.S. Air Force base in England where I lived at the time. In biology class we...
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2016
  • June

Scientific advancements provide pecan cultivar ID tools

A Noble Research Institute team has developed a DNA fingerprint for pecan that facilitates the identification of cultivars.
  • Blog
  • One Noble Summer

Transformation in the science toolkit

Transforming bacteria helps us test a myriad of scientific theories, and it's a surprisingly easy technique to use.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2018
  • April 2018

New Toolbox to Help Develop and Grow Better Alfalfa

Scientists at the Noble Research Institute have developed the Alfalfa Breeder's Toolbox (available at: alfalfatoolbox.org) as a comprehensive, web-based portal to address practical challenges for alfalfa production and accelerate breeding to develop new enhanced cultivars with better performance.

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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2018
  • November 2018

DNA Technology for the Commercial Cow-Calf Producer

DNA testing has become an economically viable tool that should be used when making selection decisions for commercial cattle producers.

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  • Annual Report
  • 2017 Annual Report

Improving a Solution

Plant scientists see the ways agriculture can be more environmentally friendly. They have ideas for tools to help farmers and ranchers. To solve some of the planet’s most pressing problems. And now they seek to overcome a philosophical division with a new vision in plant breeding.

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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2018
  • December 2018

Genome Editing: Helping Agriculture Meet New Challenges

Genome editing is a new and promising technique that can help plant breeders more efficiently identify and build better tasting, higher yielding crops that are more resistant to pests and diseases and more tolerant of drought.

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Genomics

Genomics focuses on understanding how the instructions coded in DNA lead to growth and development of plants and microorganisms. Noble Research Institute genomic-related programs encompass both the...
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  • Legacy
  • 2019
  • Spring 2019

Fixing Hairy Vetch’s Bad Reputation

Noble scientists are using the gene editing technique CRISPR to improve legume cover crops.