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Agriculture faculty members allege funding from industry organizations is tied to their employment status.


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GM Wheat Fails in the Field

By Amanda B. Keener | June 26, 2015

A field trial of wheat genetically engineered to resist aphids fails to measure up to lab tests.


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One Case Closes, Another Opens

By Tracy Vence | September 29, 2014

Unsure of the origins of a rogue crop found on an Oregon farm, the US Department of Agriculture is following up on a second issue related to genetically engineered wheat.

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Genome Digest

By Jyoti Madhusoodanan | July 28, 2014

What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes


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A Lot to Chew On

By Mary Beth Aberlin | June 1, 2014

Complex layers of science, policy, and public opinion surround the things we eat and drink.


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Plant Scourges

By Rina Shaikh-Lesko | June 1, 2014

A sampling of some of the most devastating crop pathogens


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Rusty Waves of Grain

By Kerry Grens | June 1, 2014

See how a ruinous fungus that attacks wheat wreaks its damage.


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Putting Up Resistance

By Kerry Grens | June 1, 2014

Will the public swallow science’s best solution to one of the most dangerous wheat pathogens on the planet?


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Escaped GM Wheat

By Kate Yandell | July 18, 2013

The USDA is trying to figure out how genetically modified wheat got into an Oregon farmer’s field.


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Fungus-Fighting Genes

By Ruth Williams | June 27, 2013

Two genes from wild relatives of wheat could save domestic wheat from fungal destruction.

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