How to Control Root Knot Nematode

How to Control Root Knot Nematode

Soybean is one of the most important grain crops in the United States. In the southern US many farmers grow soybean on land previously cropped only to cotton. Many cotton-associated pathogens impact soybean–in particular, the southern root knot nematode. This nematode can inflict severe damage to soybean resulting in significant yield loss. Control methods are […]

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We asked CSIRO: Cotton Seed Distributors

We asked CSIRO: Cotton Seed Distributors

[Music plays] (Peter Graham) CSIRO relocated its cotton breeding activities to Narrabri in the early 80’s. Cotton Seed Distributors is a small commercial seed company based in Wee Waa. The relationship between the two parties is one of the most important relationships, I believe, in the Australian cotton industry. [Music plays] Today we are the […]

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Why graphene hasn’t taken over the world…yet

Why graphene hasn’t taken over the world…yet

– [Cory] It may not look like it, but I’m creating one of the strongest and most versatile materials on Earth, graphene. You’ve probably heard buzz about it. Graphene made big waves back in 2004, and it’s knocked around science news ever since. – A global race for graphene. – You know, it’s not just […]

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PREVIEW | Written in Knots: Undeciphered Accounts of Andean Life

PREVIEW | Written in Knots: Undeciphered Accounts of Andean Life

Imagine yourself in the Andes, a land of extremes. The Inka Empire encompassed this and it had millions of people. So how did they maintain an empire that complex and diverse? Through a language of color and knots– the khipu. We can think of a khipu almost like a portable spreadsheet, but a spreadsheet in […]

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