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  • 2009
  • Fall 2009

From Mendel to Molecules

Scientists in Monteros' group at the Noble Research Institute are using molecular breeding to try to improve traits that involve multiple genes, including biomass production under drought conditions and the ability to grow in soils with aluminum toxicity problems.
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  • Summer 2009

Finding A Way To Thrive

To scientists, grass is never just grass. Countless species of plants comprise what the rest of us refer to as grass, some of which - like clover - aren't really grass at all, but pod-bearing legumes. To researchers who study them, grasses and legumes are a diverse and dynamic cornerstone of life and agriculture.
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New researcher takes reins of historic Noble program

Xuefeng Ma, Ph.D., joined the Noble Research Institute this year as a new principal investigator and became only the sixth researcher in the last 60 years to lead the organization's small grains breeding program.