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ARS Electronic Media Kit - ARS Scientists Collaborating for Global Food Security

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ARS Scientists Collaborating for Global Food Security

Contact: Sandra Avant, (301) 504-1627, sandra.avant@ars.usda.gov

 

News Story: ARS Partnership with Kenyan Institute Focuses on Developing East Coast Fever Vaccine

Video Podcast: ARS International Partnerships
 (1 minute, 55 seconds)   |   Transcript

 

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Peruvian Cacao Collection Trip Yields Treasures

Getting Rid of Cattle Fever Ticks

International Wheat and Barley Screening Collaboration Helps Uncover Stem Rust-Resistant Material

International Partnership for Poultry Safety

International Partnership to Develop a Global Plant Genebank Information System

ARS, CGIAR Sign Research Agreement

 

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filmstip Wheat. Cattle in Nairobi, Kenya In Angola, an ARS scientist demonstrates how to hybridize common bean. . Cayenne tick on a horse. . Soybean leaves infected with soybean rust. ARS scientists collect potato germplasm in Peru.

Food engineer pours fish gelatin solution into a pan for drying. Food microbiologist places a frozen catfish fillet into a device for surface decontamination by pulse UV treatment. Scientists demonstrate a technique where channel catfish are immersed in water containing the modified live Streptococcusiniae vaccine. Researchers load lipid samples extracted from tissue for analysis of fatty acids. Fish nutritionist examines flax oil that will be infused into pellets for rainbow trout feed. Researchers study the effect of smoking temperature on survival of Listeria monocytogenes.


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Last Modified: 12/16/2013