Tag: Danforth

No boredom for sorghum – Sorghum reaches stardom status with huge $16 million grant

No boredom for sorghum – Sorghum reaches stardom status with huge $16 million grant

October 8, 2017 |

Sweet sorghum stardom! In possibly one of the largest government grants given to anyone for research on a single feedstock, the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center is receiving a 5-year $16 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for research on the model grass green foxtail (Setaria viridis), to speed up the development […]

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Danforth to examine gene adaptation of grasses to drought, create genome map

Danforth to examine gene adaptation of grasses to drought, create genome map

July 28, 2014 |

In Missouri, a Danforth Plant Science Center project has been awarded $1.5 million from the Department of Energy and Department of Agriculture to understand physiologic responses of bioenergy grasses to environmental changes. The research team will use a model grass, Brachypodium distachyon, to analyze the gene regulatory networks underlying drought stress responses. Specifically, they will […]

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“Danforth scientists open algae farm for biofuels research.”

“Danforth scientists open algae farm for biofuels research.”

March 19, 2013 |

Today on Twitter: Earth2Tech Next-gen biofuels making slow, slow, slow progress in 2013 greencarcongres: NRC: US LDVs could cut oil use and GHGs by 80% by 2050 via plug-ins, biofuels, H2 and robust policies. AviationTweet1: Aviation industry takes flight on biofuels path – renewable_nergy Danforth scientists open algae farm for biofuels research: E.B. Solomont Reporter- St. Louis […]

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