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Sorghum study illuminates relationship between humans, crops and the environment in domestication

December 11, 2019

A new study that examines the genetics behind the bitter taste of some sorghum plants and one of…
Genomic gymnastics help sorghum plant survive drought

December 3, 2019

Scorching temperatures and parched earth are no match for the sorghum plant — this cereal crop, native to…
Research Probe Ways to Increase Yields of Sorghum—and Other Crops

November 7, 2019

Scientists with USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) are working on field trials…
Researchers double sorghum grain yield to improve food supply

October 31, 2019

Plant scientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) and USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS), in their search for…
Genes to proteins: Efforts enriching nutrition of popcorn, sorghum

February 19, 2019

The quality of protein often gets overshadowed amid the spotlight on its quantity. But that quality — the…
Scientists find ‘patterns in the noise’ that could help make more accurate crop performance predictions

June 14, 2018

New research led by an Iowa State University agronomist identifies clear patterns in how plants react to different…
Study: Climate effects on ag yields vary by location, crop

March 30, 2018

The new Nebraska study suggests that climate shifts between 1968 and 2013 drove about 25 percent of the…
Scientists Develop Higher Yielding Sorghum Plants

February 9, 2015

A new sorghum plant developed by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists can produce more seeds than conventional…
A sexless union to bear great fruit

October 1, 2014

CSIRO has received a $14.5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to improve the productivity and…
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