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East Campus Plant Growth Facility Opens

Video and Story Courtesy of KOMU COLUMBIA - The new MU Plant Growth Research Facility is set to open Friday. The building cost just more than $28 million, and it has been on the campus master plan since a 2006 review of plant research space. The building contains...

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Cotton and Soybeans and Corn, Oh My! 

I never thought I’d be asked “So, what industry uses maple syrup?” but there I was, explaining the concept of starting your morning with some fresh pancakes with homemade maple syrup to a graduate student visiting from China. I think I can safely mark that...

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VIDEO: The Team Takes a Trip to China

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_TE6hSIN7tU In 2018, the Roots in Drought team here at Mizzou, with CAFNR Dean Christopher R. Daubert, went to China to share their knowledge of corn. In return, they learned about one of the most ancient cultures of the world, and see some of its wonders, including...

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Sweet Mutations

Growing Synergy Between the Lab and Field

Originally published by CAFNR News Service By Stephen Schmidt When it came to studying the physiology and function of nodal roots of corn, Bob Sharp knew it was going to take an army. Fortunately, it did not take him very long to assemble an interdisciplinary team — six of whom are members of...

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