Crop Tech Corner
Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Feb 8, 2016 11:25 AM CST

ST. LOUIS (DTN) -- This bi-monthly column condenses the latest news in the field of crop technology, research and products.


An international science competition inspired a group of university students to propose a solution to Fusarium head blight, one of the world's most troublesome cereal diseases. The students, who attend the University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada, took home the gold at the International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition in Boston this fall with their idea for a gene-based fungicide.

According to a university press release, the students used RNA-interference technology to target a part of ...

Quick View
Related News Stories
DTN Weekly Distillers Grains Update
Production Blog
ChemChina Buys Syngenta for $43B
ChemChina offers $43B for Syngenta
ChemChina Nears Deal to Buy Syngenta
DTN Weekly Distillers Grains Update
Plan Ahead for Covers
Production Blog
DTN Weekly Distillers Grains Update
After the Fallow