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Scientists receive $5 million grant to identify, study genes that help legumes access nutrients from soil

Scientists at the Noble Research Institute, Boyce Thompson Institute, Clemson University, Texas Woman's University, University of Delaware and University of North Texas have collaborated on a project that recently received a four-year, $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation.

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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2018
  • March 2018

Soil microbes can suppress plant disease

Scientists are gaining a better understanding of soil microbes and how they could help control cotton root rot in alfalfa.

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  • Legacy
  • 2012
  • Summer

A New Solution

Noble Research Institute researcher pioneers new method for building disease resistance in crops
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  • 2018
  • August 2018

Reducing Lignin Content Can Increase Forage Quality and Disease Resistance

Lignin is a major component of plant cell walls that provides physical strength to plants, but, higher lignin concentrations can negatively affect forage digestibility. Therefore, it is best to reduce, but not eliminate, lignin in forage crops. Eliminating total lignin content can severely alter plant growth and performance in the field.

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Kiran Mysore, Ph.D.

Current Research The Problem World population is increasing at an alarming rate. World food production has to increase by 70 to 80 percent in the next 20 to 30 years to feed the world. One aspect...