Kansas State

Unimpressed with canola yields? Could be the heat of the night

· December 22, 2017

Canola is a very important crop for the food and feed industries, but scientists are finding high nighttime temperatures may be impacting yield. “Canola is the third largest source of vegetable oil that humans eat,” says Meghnath Pokharel, a doctoral student in agronomy at Kansas State University. “Similarly, canola meal is the second largest feed […]

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K-State using drones to develop better yielding wheat varieties

· October 10, 2017

For the past three years, Jesse Poland, an associate professor of plant pathology at Kansas State University, and a team of researchers have worked in five countries to stay on top of wheat improvement and the most promising technology to help … drones. “Field seasons in India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh are offset from the field seasons […]

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