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  • Medicago Handbook

Medicago Crossing Videos

Crossing Medicago truncatula Cross-Pollination of Normal Medicago truncatula Cross-Pollination of Mutant Male Sterile Medicago truncatula
  • Blog
  • One Noble Summer

When at first you do not succeed, you must try, try again

Looking at the stubborn seeds that had refused to germinate, it was clear that we would be repeating the experiment for the third time. The 360 sad, little Medicago truncatula seeds stared up at me from within their plastic tubes and refused to offer any usable data.

  • Blog

Handling Large-Scale Plant Research Projects

As a child in Tampico, Mexico, Ivone Torres-Jerez watched with fascination the laboratory scientists at the clinic where her mother took her for her annual wellness checkup. Torres-Jerez thought they...
  • Annual Report
  • 2017

Unlocking the Power of Legumes

Plants need to eat to live. Their food commonly comes in the form of fertilizer. But the plants rarely finish their dinner. Excess washes away, wasting time and money as well as causing environmental concerns. Scientists are looking within the plants themselves to unlock their natural abilities to more efficiently use nutrients.

  • Annual Report
  • 2017

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.

  • Blog

Three Important Lessons We Learned From Medicago in 2017

Research using model species leads to fundamental discoveries in biology, and this holds true of our favorite model legume Medicago truncatula as well. Here’s a roundup of three noteworthy lessons we learned last year from international groups working on Medicago.

 

  • Blog

Top 5 Resources for Medicago Researchers

Researchers who study legumes have resources available to help them advance agriculture. Here are the top five resources made by and for the Medicago research community.

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Scientists announce genetic advancements in alfalfa research

Alfalfa, the queen of forages, has held secrets for centuries. Now, those genetic mysteries are being unlocked for plant breeders seeking to make the forage crop hardier and higher quality.
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