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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: Schipanski, M.E., G.K. MacDonald, S. Rosenzweig, M.J. Chappell, E.M. Bennett, R. Bezner Kerr, J. Blesh, T. Crews, L. Drinkwater, J.G. Lundgren, C. Schnarr.
Publication: BioScience

Abstract: Food systems are under increasing pressure to produce sufficient food for the global population, decrease the environmental impacts of production, and buffer against complex global change. Food security also…

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Author: Nabukalu, P. and S. Cox. 
Publication: Euphytica

Abstract: When developed, perennial grain sorghum could provide an opportunity for more ecologically sound food production. In 2002, we initiated a perennial sorghum breeding program, using Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench × S….

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Author: Kantarsi, T., L. DeHaan, J. Poland, and J. Borevitz. 
Publication: CRC Press

Chapter 18 from Applied Mathematics and Omics to Assess Crop Genetic Resources for Climate Change Adaptive Traits.  Edited by Abdallah Bari, Ardeshir B. Damania, Michael Mackay and Selvadurai Dayanandan CRC Press…

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Author: Habyarimana, E, Lorenzoni, C; Redaelli, R; Alfieri, M; Amaducci, S; Cox, S
Publication: Biomass and Bioenergy

Abstract: The purpose of this work was to assess biomass and grain yields, path modelling of yield components, and perenniality in 97 Sorghum bicolor x S. halepense (SB x SH) lines, and…

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Author: Diaz-Garcia, L; Covarrubias-Pazaran, G; Schlautman, B; Zalapa, J
Publication: Journal of Heredity

Abstract: Visualization of data from any stage of genetic and genomic research is one of the most useful approaches for detecting potential errors, ensuring accuracy and reproducibility, and presentation of…

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Author: Diaz-Garcia, L; Covarrubias-Pazaran, G; Schlautman, B; and Jalapa, J.
Publication: PLOS One

Abstract: Traditional methods for trait phenotyping have been a bottleneck for research in many crop species due to their intensive labor, high cost, complex implementation, lack of reproducibility and propensity to…

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Author: Crews, Timothy E.
Publication: Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy, Volume 26, Issue 3

Grasslands are among the biomes that have been most extensively degraded or eliminated by the expansion of agriculture. Grasslands are also threatened by development, poor management, and climate change. This…

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Author: Covarrubias-Pazaran, G; Diaz-Garcia, L; Schlautman, B; and Jalapa, J.
Publication: BMC Genetics

Abstract Background Determination of microsatellite lengths or other DNA fragment types is an important initial component of many genetic studies such as mutation detection, linkage and quantitative trait loci (QTL)…

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Author: David L. Van Tassel *a, Kenneth A. Albrechtb, James D. Bevern, Arvid A. Boec, Yaniv Brandvaind, Timothy E. Crewsa, Markus Gansbergere, Pedro Gerstbergerf, Luciana González-Paleog, Brent S. Hulkeh, Nolan C. Kanei, Paul J. Johnsonj, Elena G. Pestsovam, Valentín D. Picasso Rissob, Jarrad R. Prasifkah, Damian A. Ravettag, Brandon Schlautmana, Craig C. Sheafferk, Kevin P. Smithk, Pablo R. Speranzal, M. Kathryn Turnera, Alejandra E. Vilelag, Philipp von Gehrene and Christian Weverm
Publication: Crop Science

Abstract Silphium perfoliatum L. (cup plant, silphie) and S. integrifolium Michx. (rosinweed, silflower) are in the same subfamily and tribe as sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.). Silphium perfoliatumhas been grown in…

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Author: Timothy E. Crews and Brian E. Rumsey
Publication: Sustainability

Over the last century, researchers and practitioners with diverse backgrounds have articulated the importance of improving soil organic matter (SOM) contents in agricultural soils. More recently, climate change scientists interested…

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Author: Xiaofei Zhanga, Ahmad Sallamb, Liangliang Gaoa, Traci Kantarskic, Jesse Polandc, Lee R. DeHaan, Donald L. Wysea and James A. Anderson
Publication: ACSESS Digital Library

Abstract: Intermediate wheatgrass (IWG) is a perennial species and has edible and nutritious grain and desirable agronomic traits, including large seed size, high grain yield, and biomass. It also has…

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Author: Traci Kantarski, Steve Larson, Xiaofei Zhang, Lee DeHaan, Justin Borevitz, James Anderson, Jesse Poland
Publication: Theoretical and Applied Genetics – International Journal of Plant Breeding Research

Key message: Development of the first consensus genetic map of intermediate wheatgrass gives insight into the genome and tools for molecular breeding. Abstract: Intermediate wheatgrass (Thinopyrum intermedium) has been identified…

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