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The Land Institute’s work advances agricultural scientific knowledge and is conducted in an innovative yet rigorous professional context. Explore our findings and ideas via articles authored or co-authored by members of our staff and published in peer-reviewed journals.

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Author: Thomas P. McKenna, Timothy E. Crews, Laura Kemp, Benjamin A. Sikes
Publication: PLOS One

Abstract The use of perennial crop species in agricultural systems may increase ecosystem services and sustainability. Because soil microbial communities play a major role in many processes on which ecosystem…

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Author: Kristian Thorup-Kristensen, Niels Halberg, Mette Nicolaisen, Jørgen Eivind Olesen, Timothy E. Crews, Philippe Hinsinger, John Kirkegaard, Alain Pierret, and Dorte Bodin Dresbøll
Publication: Trends in Plant Science

Recent studies have documented highly significant differences among current and potential crops, as well as genotypic differences, in the ability for deep rooting. Results have shown significant effects of deep…

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Author: Brandon Schlautman, Luis Diaz-Garcia, Spencer Barriball
Publication: Plant Science

Adaptation of agriculture to climate change and its associated ecological pressures will require new crops, novel trait combinations, and previously unknown phenotypic attributes to deploy in climate resilient cropping systems….

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Author: Gabriel de Oliveira, Nathaniel A.Brunsell, Timothy E.Crews, Lee R.DeHaan, GiuliaVico
Publication: Plant Science

Abstract: Perennial crops have been proposed as a more sustainable alternative to annual crops, because they have extended growing seasons, continuous ground cover, reduced nutrient leakage, and sequester more carbon…

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Author: John S. Mortenson, Blair L. Waldron, Steve R. Larson, Kevin B. Jensen, Lee R. DeHaan, Michael D. Peel, Paul G. Johnson, and J. Earl Creech
Publication: Agronomy

Abstract: It has been hypothesized that the genetic control of forage traits, especially biomass, for grass plants growing as spaced-plants versus swards is different. Likewise, the genetic control of compatibility…

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Author: Stephan Reinert, David L. Van Tassel, Brandon Schlautman, Nolan C. Kane, and Brent S. Hulke
Publication: Plant Genetic Resources

Silphium spp. have garnered interest in Europe as a bioenergy crop and in North America as a perennial oilseed crop. However, very little has been done at this early stage of…

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Author: Prabin Bajgain, Xiaofei Zhang, M. Kathryn Turner, Rebecca D. Curland, Brett Heim, Ruth Dill-Macky, Carol A. Ishimaru, James A. Anderson
Publication: Agronomy

Abstract: Intermediate wheatgrass (IWG, Thinopyrum intermedium, (Host) Barkworth & D.R. Dewey subsp. intermedium, 2n = 6x = 42) is a novel perennial crop currently undergoing domestication efforts. It offers remarkable…

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Author: Stephan Reinert, David L. Van Tassel, Brandon Schlautman, Nolan C. Kane, Brent S. Hulke
Publication: Plant Genetic Resources

Abstract Silphium spp. have garnered interest in Europe as a bioenergy crop and in North America as a perennial oilseed crop. However, very little has been done at this early…

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Author: Liz Koziol, Timothy E. Crews, and James D. Bever
Publication: Agronomy

Perennial polyculture cropping systems are a novel agroecological approach used to mirror some of the ecological benefits provided by native perennial ecosystems including increased carbon and nitrogen storage, more stable…

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Author: Olivier Duchene, Florian Celette, Matthew R. Ryan, Lee R. DeHaan, Timothy E. Crews, Christophe David
Publication: Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment

Western European agriculture is largely defined by the high level of productivity of its cereal grain production. Such productivity is largely a result of farm specialization and intensification. This approach…

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Author: Steve Larson, Lee DeHaan, Jesse Poland, Xiaofei Zhang, Kevin Dorn, Traci Kantarski, James Anderson, Jeremy Schmutz, Jane Grimwood, Jerry Jenkins, Shengqiang Shu, Jared Crain, Matthew Robbins, Kevin Jensen
Publication: Theoretical and Applied Genetics

Abstract Allohexaploid (2n = 6x = 42) intermediate wheatgrass (Thinopyrum intermedium), abbreviated IWG, is an outcrossing perennial grass belonging to the tertiary gene pool of wheat. Perenniality would be valuable option for grain production,…

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Author: Claudia Ciotir, Wendy Applequist, Timothy E Crews, Neculai Cristea, Lee R DeHaan, Emma Frawley, Sterling A Herron, Robert Magill, James S Miller, Yury Roskov, Brandon Schlautman, James C Solomon, Andrew Townesmith, David Van Tassel, James L Zarucchi, Allison Miller
Publication: Plants, People, Planet

Agroecosystems are constantly evolving to meet the needs of a growing population in a sustainable manner. Concerns about ecological impacts of agriculture, including soil loss, have focused attention on crops…

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