Plant Biology Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Pensioner killed in crash with lorryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Newsday

    Police said a lorry pulled out of a nearside lay-by on the A418 Oxford Road in Waterstock and collided with a Ford Focus travelling to Thame. The driver of the car, an 81-year-old man from Thame, was taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford where he died.

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  2. Catharine Parr Traill's wild flower bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | Canada.com

    Catharine Parr Traill was one of Canada's best-known authors in the 1860s, so when she proposed a book on Canadian wildflowers, the publisher readily agreed. There was just one catch: Traill and her niece, the illustrator, wanted colour pictures.

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  3. Genetics to Help in Biomass-to-Biofuel ConversionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | Domestic Fuel

    In this edition of the Ethanol Report, RFA CEO Bob Dinneen takes a look at what he expects to be some of the big issues for ethanol in the year ahead. Researchers might have found a more efficient way to turn biomass into biofuel using plant genetics.

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  4. S&W Seed Co. Closes Its Acquisition Of DuPont Pioneer's Alfalfa Research And Production AssetsRead the original story

    Monday Jan 5 | Agri Marketing

    S&W SEED CO. CLOSES ITS ACQUISITION OF DUPONT PIONEER'S ALFALFA RESEARCH AND PRODUCTION ASSETS Jan. 5, 2015 Source: S&W Seed news release S&W Seed Company , the largest 'non-dormant' alfalfa seed company in the world, and DuPont Pioneer, the world's leading developer and supplier of advanced plant genetics, today announced the closing of the previously disclosed acquisition by S&W of DuPont Pioneer's alfalfa production and research facility assets, as well as conventional alfalfa germplasm, for a purchase price of up to $42 million.

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  5. Bayer: Limiting Risks On Continuous CornRead the original story

    Monday Jan 5 | Agri Marketing

    BAYER: LIMITING RISKS ON CONTINUOUS CORN Jan. 5, 2015 Source: Bayer CropScience news release Each crop year has a unique set of challenges that can make or break the bottom line, especially for growers who plant continuous corn. If continuous corn is on your agenda for 2015, there are some considerations to think about and planning ahead that needs to be done this winter.

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  6. Identification of quantitative trait loci for phosphorus use...Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 31 | BioMed Central

    National Key Laboratory of Crop Genetic Improvement, College of Plant Science and Technology, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan 430070, Hubei, China MOA Key Laboratory of Crop Ecophysiology and Farming System in the Middle Reaches of the Yangtze River, College of Plant Science and Technology, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan 430070, Hubei, China BackgroundSoil phosphorus deficiency is one of the major limiting factors to crop production. The development of crop varieties with improved P use efficiency is an important strategy for sustainable agriculture.

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  7. S&W Seed Company Announces Closing of Acquisition of DuPont Pioneer...Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 31 | PressReleasePoint

    S&W Seed Company , the largest 'non-dormant' alfalfa seed company in the world, and DuPont Pioneer, the world's leading developer and supplier of advanced plant genetics, today announced the closing of the previously disclosed acquisition by S&W of DuPont Pioneer's alfalfa production and research facility assets, as well as conventional alfalfa germplasm, for a purchase price of up to $42 million. Mark Grewal, chief executive officer of S&W Seed Company, commented, "We are extremely pleased to have completed the acquisition of DuPont Pioneer's alfalfa seed research and production operations.

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  8. Are Plants Entering the Realm of the Sentient?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | Psychology Today

    In 1900 the Bengali biophysicist and botanist Jagdish Chandra Bose taught that plants are not merely passive organisms lacking sense. Instead, they explore their environments and can learn and change their behavior with purpose.

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  9. Canadian trial crop projects receive fundingRead the original story

    Monday Dec 29 | World-Grain

    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and the British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture announced on Dec. 22 that the province is receiving C$2.5 million for 27 new projects supporting trial crops and the development of new agricultural products and practices. C$122,796 to demonstrate the benefits of newly registered plant genetics.

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  10. Pettis: Recapping the best I've read this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | Broomfield Enterprise

    A minute-by-minute account of the disastrous crash of a United Airlines plane in a cornfield in Iowa in 1989. Canadian astronaut Hadfield's biography reveals a smart, articulate, humorous, unassuming and motivated man who made it into space three times.

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  11. UBC botanist rethinking GMO to end famineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | Globe and Mail

    Dr. Loren Rieseberg and his team identify genes that give resilience to wild sunflowers in order to cultivate stronger breeds. Dr. Loren Rieseberg and his team identify genes that give resilience to wild sunflowers in order to cultivate stronger breeds.

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  12. Researchers get $5.25M to advance nuclear technologies in SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Pickens Sentinel

    A team of environmental scientists and engineers from Clemson University, the University of South Carolina and South Carolina State University, led by Clemson University associate professor Brian Powell, was awarded a three-year, $5.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy's Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research to make a direct positive impact on South Carolina in the advancement of monitoring, remediation and disposal of radioactive contaminants. "Understanding the scientific and engineering needs for safely and adequately dealing with environmental aspects of nuclear technologies is imperative if South Carolina is to make a positive and meaningful contribution to the future of nuclear energy," said Powell.

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  13. S&W Seed Company to Acquire DuPont Pioneer Alfalfa Research and Production Assets For $42 MillionRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | Milling Journal

    S&W Seed Company , the largest 'non-dormant' alfalfa seed company in the world, and DuPont Pioneer , the world's leading developer and supplier of advanced plant genetics today announced the acquisition by S&W of all of DuPont Pioneer's alfalfa production and research facility assets, as well as all conventional alfalfa germplasm, for a purchase price of up to $42 million. The purchase price consists of $27 million in cash , a promissory note payable by S&W to DuPont Pioneer in the principal amount of $10 million and a potential earn-out payment of up to $5 million based on sales of the acquired germplasm in the three-year period following the closing.

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  14. Grant will boost innovation at Pymoor seed supplierRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Ely Standard

    Pymoor firm CN Seeds has been awarded almost 40,000 by the Agri-Tech Growth Initiative to pilot a new variety of vegetable. The company, which supplies a range of herb, vegetable and plant seeds, will use the money to purchase specialist equipment needed to develop of a new variety of wild rocket.

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  15. The botanist who hunts for giant trees at Kew GardensRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | The Independent

    In the past decade the scientist has found 25 new large tree species - and he's sure there are more out there Most botanists hoping to find a plant that has never before been seen have to get on their hands and knees to scour the undergrowth. Not so Xander van der Burgt - he hunts giants.

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  16. Demand for meat destroys Brazil's 'underground forest'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | The Georgia Straight

    Brazil's vast Cerrado, a richly diverse grassland that covers more than 20 percent of the vast country, is rapidly disappearing due to industrial farming practices. PALMAS, Brazil-South and east of Brazil's famous Amazon, the air becomes dryer and the humid rainforest gives way to emerald-green patches of irrigated pasture carved from scrubby woods and native grasslands.

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  17. S&W Seed Co.'s Comment On Its Acquisition Of DuPont Pioneer's Alfalfa Seed UnitRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | Agri Marketing

    S&W SEED CO.' S COMMENT ON ITS ACQUISITION OF DUPONT PIONEER'S ALFALFA SEED UNIT Dec. 19, 2014 Source: S&W Seed Company news release S&W Seed Company , the largest 'non-dormant' alfalfa seed company in the world, and DuPont Pioneer, the world's leading developer and supplier of advanced plant genetics today announced the acquisition by S&W of all of DuPont Pioneer's alfalfa production and research facility assets, as well as all conventional alfalfa germplasm, for a purchase price of up to $42 million.

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  18. S&W Seed Company to Acquire DuPont Pioneer Alfalfa Research and Production AssetsRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | Benzinga

    S&W Seed Company , the largest 'non-dormant' alfalfa seed company in the world, and DuPont Pioneer, the world's leading developer and supplier of advanced plant genetics today announced the acquisition by S&W of all of DuPont Pioneer's alfalfa production and research facility assets, as well as all conventional alfalfa germplasm, for a purchase price of up to $42 million. The purchase price consists of $27 million in cash , a promissory note payable by S&W to DuPont Pioneer in the principal amount of $10 million and a potential earn-out payment of up to $5 million based on sales of the acquired germplasm in the three-year period following the closing.

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  19. Desert Mistletoe: Photos of 'Tree Thieves' in the American SouthwestRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | LiveScience

    This is the time of year when hanging mistletoe beckons loving couples to share a romantic moment. But, in the desert regions of northern Mexico and in the American Southwest, a very different type of mistletoe can be found.

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  20. Brazilian fuel production supported by York researchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | York Press

    ... the international importance of biofuel expertise at the Biorenewables Development Centre (BDC) and in the plant biology and green chemistry research groups at the University of York . Dr Joe Ross, director of the BDC, said: "To be recognised in ...

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