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To help advance agricultural research, scientists at the Noble Research Institute have developed the Alfalfa Breeder's Toolbox.
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.
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.
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.