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  • Legacy
  • 2016
  • Fall

Digging Deep

One of the Noble Research Institute's new research clusters aims to better understand plant growth and development.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2014
  • February

First hollow stem in wheat triggers grazing decision

If you use a dual-purpose wheat system of grazing and grain production, detection of the development of wheat's first hollow stem is critical to gauge when to remove cattle from grazing.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2013
  • March

Research updates pecan tree fertilizer recommendations

Proper fertilization can decrease stress and improve the health and development of trees. Annual application of nitrogen and adequate levels of phosphorus have been shown to help reduce alternate bearing in pecan trees.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2013
  • January

Techniques help establish gardens, orchards in clay soil

If you are struggling to garden on tight, poorly drained clay soils or want to establish an orchard or garden on clay soils, don't despair. Many techniques can be used to make clay soils more people and plant friendly.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2019
  • April 2019

Scientists Explore Ways to Encourage Root Formation in Pecans, Legumes

Auxins, which are naturally found in plants, trigger root formation. Scientists are testing ways to improve how auxins are absorbed and used by plant cells.

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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2018
  • June 2018

Why Roots Matter to Soil, Plants and You

The Noble Research Institute is screening natural diversity for root traits in crop and pasture species. With new knowledge, breeding programs can release cultivars with improved root systems.

  • Blog

April 2 to April 8: Growth and Golgi Bodies

From under the microscope, to the field, to the sky, the Noble Research Institute approaches agricultural research from various angles. Here's a quick look at a few of those angles from this week....
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  • Legacy
  • 2019
  • Winter 2019

Direction Over Perfection

Regenerating the land is achievable, but it is not a recipe. It starts with a belief that soil, water, plant, animal and human are all connected, meaning every decision must work with this natural rhythm and not in spite of it.

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  • Research Updates

Fewer Roots for Deeper Rooting and Greater Fertilizer Uptake?

Researchers at the Noble Research Institute have discovered how differences in root systems can result in deeper rooting, greater nitrogen uptake and increased plant growth.

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  • Research Updates

Laying Deeper Roots on Earth and Beyond

Researchers at Noble are gaining a better understanding of how deep and in what direction plant roots grow. Their hope is to provide knowledge that enables breeding of plants better able to utilize limited water and nutrient resources with the help of deeper roots.  

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