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Key to grant has been collaboration

By Abby Werner As they reach the end of the Roots in Drought grant, the principal investigators have begun to reflect on the unique opportunity of collaboration that the grant presented them with. “This project has truly involved an integrated and interdisciplinary team,” said Dr. Bob Sharp,...

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The Roots in Drought Grant: An Oral History

In March 2016, an interdisciplinary group from across the Mizzou campus received exciting news. After three attempts, the National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded these researchers a $4.2 million grant to study how drought impacts the growth of nodal roots in corn.  “We just kept grinding away....

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