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  • 2013
  • April

Wheat research benefits producers

Producing plant cultivars is like releasing a new technology. Technology changes with the times and allows us to purchase the latest computer or smartphone. New varieties of plants (called "cultivars") are much the same - always changing.
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Scientists study plant-microbe interactions in switchgrass

How do you grow healthier, hardier plants for livestock and people? One answer may lie in the relationship between naturally occurring, beneficial microbes and prairie grass commonly seen in the Great Plains.
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Too Many Stories, Too Little Time

Everywhere you turn at the Noble Research Institute, you're bound to run into a story. And generally, one story leads to another. And another. And another. Our story begins with one man, Lloyd Noble,...
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  • 2017
  • May

Aquatic Plant Spotlight: Longleaf Pondweed

Longleaf pondweed (Potamogeton nodosus) is a native, perennial aquatic plant common to the Southern Great Plains. It is rooted and typically does not grow in water more than about 5 feet deep. It has...
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  • 2014
  • July

Cotton root rot inhibits alfalfa stand longevity

Alfalfa stands within the Southern Great Plains are often infested with cotton root rot, causing heavily affected fields to be taken out of production within two to three years.
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  • 2014
  • July

Summer management affects waterfowl habitat

Some of the best duck hunting is a result of abundant food, and the most important foods are primarily aquatic plants. Since most aquatic plants grow during the summer, management for those plants should be done at that time.
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  • 2014
  • June

Herbicides control blackberries

June is usually the best month to control blackberries in pastures and rangeland in the Southern Great Plains.
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