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There are 11 item(s) tagged with the keyword "food security".

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1. Just add water: New discovery in plant-disease mechanism

New research from the He lab has found that too much rain, coupled with prolonged high levels of humidity, can result in more plant disease.

Tags: He lab, food security, fundamental plant research
2. Plants have their cake and eat it too

Scientists have thought for a long time now that plants don’t do a good job growing and defending at the same time. The Howe lab has created a plant that does both.

Tags: Howe lab, food security, fundamental plant research
3. Improving grain legume production in Zambia

The Kramer lab is using its homegrown tech, PhotosynQ, towards improving bean production in this African country, where 60 percent of the population lives in poverty and more than 350,000 people suffer from food insecurity.

Tags: Kramer lab, green solutions, food security, PhotosynQ
4. Federica Brandizzi featured in Lansing State Journal

Brandizzi is studying ways to increase soybean and alfalfa yields. She is one of 11 MSU professors who have received grants through the university’s Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization program.  

Tags: Brandizzi lab, green solutions, food security
5. Fighting back the Yellow Dragon

The Walton lab and a team of international researchers are exploring a natural tool to combat citrus greening, one of the most economically devastating citrus diseases worldwide.

Tags: Walton lab, green solutions, food security
6. PhotosynQ helping Malawian farmers increase yields

A fascinating collaboration has developed between the Kramer lab and local partners to improve land management practices in one of the poorest nations on the planet. The group is using an innovative technology that collects plant data at low costs.

Tags: Kramer lab, outreach, food security, PhotosynQ
7. Brandizzi Lab awarded an NSF grant for corn research

The 3-year multi-institutional project will aim to study and improve how this important crop reacts to extreme environmental stressors such as heat, drought, or high salt content.

Tags: plant resistance, food security, grants, Brandizzi lab
8. Undergraduate Research Forum - Part 3/3: Michael Das

PRL undergraduates had a strong presence at the University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum that took place at the MSU Union on Friday, April 8. Part 3, the final article in this series, profiles Michael Das (Howe Lab).

Tags: food security, plant resistance, outreach, students, Howe lab
9. Undergraduate Research Forum - Part 1/3: Hope Hersh

PRL undergraduates had a strong presence at the University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum that took place at the MSU Union on Friday, April 8, even taking away a first prize for a poster presentation. This series will profile three of the attendees: Hope Hersh (Benning Lab), Donna Liebelt (Ducat Lab), and Michael Richard (Howe Lab).

Tags: food security, plant resistance, outreach, students, Benning lab
10. PhotosynQ Video Featured On The Food Fix Website

Greg Austic from the Kramer Lab gives a three-minute overview of the platform for one of its earliest supporters, MSU's own Global Center for Food Systems Innovation.

Tags: plant yields, food security, Kramer lab, PhotosynQ

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