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Plant Nutrition

Plant nutrition is the study of the chemical elements and compounds necessary for plant growth and their external supply. These chemical elements include macronutrients (i.e., nitrogen, phosphorus...
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Genomics

Genomics focuses on understanding how the instructions coded in DNA lead to growth and development of plants and microorganisms. Noble Research Institute genomic-related programs encompass both the...
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Simple Seed Coating with Peptides Leads to Big Plant Growth Improvement

Researchers at Noble are exploring the potential for native small peptides to be applied as seed coatings to enhance plant growth and return carbon back to the soil. By studying the effects of these peptides, they expect to expand knowledge that will lead to building better native grasses and legumes and to supporting grazing in marginal soils with reduced fertility and water.

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Elison Blancaflor, Ph.D.

Current Research The Problem Crop cultivars for sustainable agricultural systems should exhibit minimal growth and developmental defects when water and nutrients are limiting or when their...