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Scientific Publications

The Land Institute’s Perennial Legumes and Crop Stewardship teams, with support from research partner Muhammet Şakiroğlu, co-authored the third installment of a series of papers documenting the characteristics of perennial…

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Lee DeHaan, Lead Scientist of the Kernza® Domestication Program, and key Kernza collaborators Peggy Wagoner (the scientist who first selected Intermediate Wheatgrass as a viable perennial grain candidate for domestication),…

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Scientists in The Land Institute’s Crop Protection Genetics Program and research collaborators co-authored a paper documenting the impact of nutrient deficiencies on various aspects of plant growth and their implications…

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