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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

May and June 2017 Highlights

Download a printable copy here:  May and June (pdf format; Adobe Acrobat required.)

Archive of previous Highlights here.

Recently Accepted Publications

Michael R. Schläppi, Aaron K. Jackson, Georgia C. Eizenga, Aiju Wang, Chengcal Chu, Yao Shi, Naoki Shimoyama, Debbie L. Boykin. 2017. Assessment of five chilling tolerance traits and GWAS mapping in rice using the USDA mini‐core collection.

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Aayudh Das, Dea-Wook Kim, Pramod Khadka, Randeep Rakwal, and Jai S Rohila. 2017.  Unraveling key metabolomic alterations in wheat embryos derived from freshly harvested and water-imbibed seeds of two wheat cultivars with contrasting dormancy status. 

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Aayudh Das, Paul J. Rushton, Jai S. Rohila. 2017. Metabolomic profiling of soybeans (Glycine max L.) reveals the importance of sugar and nitrogen metabolism under drought and heat stress.

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New Significant Research Collaborations

Dr. Jinyoung Barnaby is the recipient of a $10,000 mini-grant.  see more...

New Awarded Grants

None to report. 

Technology Transfer

Formal and informal contacts and germplasm exchanged, see more...

Educational and Community Outreach

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None to report.


Last Modified: 7/10/2017
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