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PSS researchers developing novel method to help High Plains growers protect their vineyards

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PSS researchers developing novel method to help High Plains growers protect their vineyards

The hot, dry, and windy conditions of the High Plains can carry herbicides miles from the application site, and for perennial species such as grapes, this potential volatility and drift exposure may affect plant productivity and yield for many years. Researchers from the TTU Department of Plant and Soil Science are hoping to help...

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August 09, 2022

Corn varieties getting some help from their relatives

Using some traits from native and wild plants, researchers are combining corn breeding and entomology expertise to tackle some of U.S. corn production’s major issues. The project is based on PSS Professor Wenwei Xu’s more than 10 years of efforts in crossing corn with gamma grass, which provides native insect and disease resistance...

 

 

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