Transforming Agriculture, Perennially
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Category: Perennial Crops

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

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: Crews, Timothy E.

Grasslands are among the biomes that have been most extensively degraded or eliminated by the expansion of agriculture.1 Grasslands are also threatened by development, poor management, and climate change.2 This…

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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

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, Jennifer Blesh, Steven W. Culman, Richard C. Hayes, Erik Steen Jensen, Michelle C. Mack, Mark B. Peoples, Meagan E. Schipanski

Abstract: Annual-based arable agroecosystems experience among the greatest frequency, extent and magnitude of disturbance regimes of all terrestrial ecosystems. In order to control non-crop vegetation, farmers implement tillage practices and/or…

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Author: Lee R. DeHaan,* David L. Van Tassel, James A. Anderson, Sean R. Asselin, Richard Barnes, Gregory J. Baute, Douglas J. Cattani, Steve W. Culman, Kevin M. Dorn, Brent S. Hulke, Michael Kantar, Steve Larson, M. David Marks, Allison J. Miller, Jesse Poland, Damian A. Ravetta, Emily Rude, Matthew R. Ryan, Don Wyse, and Xiaofei Zhang

Abstract: In the interest of diversifying the global food system, improving human nutrition, and making agriculture more sustainable, there have been many proposals to domesticate wild plants or complete the…

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Author: S W Culman, S T DuPont, J D Glover, D H Buckley, G W Fick, H Ferris, T E Crews

Abstract: Soil ecosystem properties and processes which simultaneously maintain native fertility and sustain plant yields are of principal interest in sustainable agriculture. Native prairies in Kansas are relevant in this…

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Author: Peter A. Kulakow, Laura L. Benson, and Jake G. Vail

Introduction Illinois bundleflower (Desmanthus illinoensis (Michx.) MacM.) is a warm season perennial legume of the North American grasslands. Native stands occur in a variety of habitats, including rocky open ground,…

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