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2013-12-06 23:02:22

White Proso Hulled Millet is the latest addition in the healthy choices product line and continues their mission of expanding the healthful options for customers everywhere. Ephrata,

2013-04-01 10:29:38

While pearl millet is a major food staple in some of the fastest growing regions on Earth, relatively little is known about the drought-hardy grain.

BGI Completes Sequencing Of Foxtail Millet Genome
2012-05-15 04:04:04

A report published in the online journal Nature Biotechnology states that BGI has successfully completed the analysis and genome sequence of foxtail millet (Setaria italica).

2012-05-14 22:29:30

Arranging DNA fragments into a genome sequence that scientists can interpret is a challenge often compared to assembling a puzzle except you don’t have the box and have no idea what the picture is supposed to be.

2009-03-24 09:15:09

Unraveling the origins of agriculture in different regions around the globe has been a challenge for archeologists.

2005-07-06 14:36:45

As the world's attention is focused on issues of aid and trade in developing countries, UK researchers have shown how science can improve the lives of farmers in Africa and Asia. Genetic research at a Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) sponsored institute has been used by Indian researchers to develop a new strain of pearl millet that is resistant to attack by downy mildew.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.