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  • 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...
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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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  • 2019
  • August 2019

More Efficient Plants Ahead, Thanks to Genomic Technologies

Genomic technologies make it possible to tap into a plant’s natural abilities to grow more efficiently in drought, nutrient-limited environments and other challenging circumstances.

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  • 2018 Annual Report

It's The Little Things

By finding the right combination of genes available in nature and the timing of the genes being turned on, we are able to help a plant better adapt to variable weather or to better utilize the water and nutrients in the soil.

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  • 2020
  • April 2020

Improving Nitrogen Use Efficiency in Bermudagrass

Bermudagrass is a common warm-season perennial grass used in agriculture and for turf. Improving nitrogen use efficiency (NUE) is a common target of bermudagrass breeding programs.

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Noble scientist earns prestigious recognition for fourth year

Noble Research Institute chief scientific officer Michael Udvardi, Ph.D., was recently recognized as a 2017 Highly Cited Researcher.

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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.
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AAAS Names Noble Research Institute Professor 2019 Fellow

Noble Research Institute professor Kiran Mysore, Ph.D., has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) — the world’s largest general scientific society. Election as an AAAS Fellow is the highest honor bestowed by the organization.

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Noble Research Institute Promotes Biermacher, Monteros

Noble’s research economist and legume plant breeder earn promotions for ongoing contributions to their respective research fields and Noble’s mission.