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Corn: No Fertilizer Necessary

As the demands on the global food supply increase, many commercial farms have switched from natural fertilizers like livestock manure to a synthetic nitrogen fertilizer, ammonium nitrate. Last year, American farmers sprayed more than 6.6 million tons of it. The problem with ammonium nitrate is...

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Roots in Drought: Inside Mizzou Podcast

In this edition of the Inside Mizzou Podcast, researchers Dr. Bob Sharp, professor in professor in the Division of Plant Sciences and director of the Interdisciplinary Plant Group, and Shannon King, a doctoral student specializing in field biochemistry, sit down with Chancellor Cartwright to discuss...

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Sterling and Beverly

IPG Pre-Symposium Workshop

On June 6, 2017, The MU Drought Team hosted the IPG Student/Postdoc Pre-Symposium Workshop in the Bond Life Sciences Center. The workshop primarily focused on roots and drought. The goal was to give the attending students and postdocs the opportunity to interact with and learn from the...

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