Plant Genetics

Infographic showing map of Africa and extent of fall armyworm infestation and asking Can US farmer experience be useful in discussions on adoption of GM technologies?

Advocacy of Genetically Modified Crops is Needed to Increase Acceptance Worldwide December 6, 2018

As fall armyworm extends its range in Africa, 13 countries are researching the value and risk of genetically modified crops to combat it and other pests. Only South Africa has approved Bt maize for farmer use. Information on US farmer experiences and practices with GM crops may be helpful to farmers in developing countries.

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3 Online Mini-Courses on Plant Breeding and Genetics February 8, 2018

This spring the university's Department of Agronomy and Horticulture is offering three advanced online mini-courses on plant breeding and genetics as part of its professional certificate program.

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