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Cover crop species affect mycorrhizae-mediated nutrient uptake and pest resistance in maize

Abstract: Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) can increase plant nutrient uptake and chemical defense production, both…

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Building a botanical foundation for perennial agriculture: Global inventory of wild, perennial herbaceous Fabaceae species

Summary: Concerns about soil health and stability are focusing attention on crops that deliver both…

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Reduced nitrate leaching in a perennial grain crop compared to maize in the Upper Midwest, USA

Abstract: Global expansion of high-input annual grain crops and associated nitrogen (N) fertilizer use can…

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Is the Future of Agriculture Perennial? Imperatives and Opportunities to Reinvent Agriculture by Shifting from Annual Monocultures to Perennial Polycultures

Non-technical summary: Modern agriculture is associated with numerous environmental predicaments, such as land degradation, water pollution,…

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Two contrasting laboratory methods improve Silphium integrifolium Michx. germination rate to agronomically acceptable levels

Abstract: Organic dormancy, the inability to germinate under favorable conditions, is a common problem in…

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Transforming human life on our home planet, perennially

The development of agriculture is one of the key fault lines in human history, the…

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Strategies, Advances, and Challenges in Breeding Perennial Grain Crops

Abstract: The development of new perennial crop species is gaining momentum as a promising approach…

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Nitrogen use efficiency is regulated by interacting proteins relevant to development in wheat

Summary: Wheat (Triticum aestivum) has low nitrogen use efficiency (NUE). The genetic mechanisms controlling NUE…

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Managing Crops for Climate Change Can Also Manage Pests

The impacts of climate change are already being felt by farmers in many parts of…

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Development and Evolution of an Intermediate Wheatgrass Domestication Program

Abstract: Ecological intensification of agriculture is a proposed strategy to enhance the production of food…

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The Performance of Early-Generation Perennial Winter Cereals at 21 Sites across Four Continents

Abstract: A network of 21 experiments was established across nine countries on four continents and…

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Managing for Multifunctionality in Perennial Grain Crops

Abstract: Plant breeders are increasing yields and improving agronomic traits in several perennial grain crops, the…

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