Plant scientists are borrowing a tool from medicine to unravel how plants fight off an attack.
Scientists try to understand sugar movement in plants
MU scientist works to improve the mineral uptake of plants
From beans to cereal grains, understanding how genes and soil types impact nutrition could one day help produce more nutritious food. One University of Missouri researcher wants to know which genes control the elements in these nutrient-rich packages.
'Healthy' soybeans can replace oils with unsafe trans fats
Researchers at CAFNR have found a way to create soybean oil that has no trans fats.
Table grapes could be the next crop for Missouri's fruit industry
Missouri has long been known as the Show-Me State. More recently, it has been recognized for its geology with the nickname as the Cave State. Given the history of the agriculture products grown in the state, it might be hard not to place Missouri as a grape state. In the mid 1800s German immigrants established […]
Fu-hung Hsieh's chicken alternative recognized by CNN
The company that distributes a meat alternative created by Fu-hung Hsieh, professor of biological engineering at Mizzou’s College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, is among CNN’s top 10 list of companies to watch.
Discovery could save farmers billions and protect the environment
A discovery by University of Missouri researchers could be the first step toward helping crops use less nitrogen, benefitting both farmers’ bottom lines and the environment.