Global fight against fall armyworm gets Texas boost
A Texas A&M AgriLife Researcher has received $499,000 to determine fall armyworm behaviors and genomic traits that could aid in controlling the agricultural pests.
Study: ‘Hidden’ genes could be key in development of new antibiotics
New study shows “hidden” genes in bacteriophages — types of viruses that infect and destroy bacteria — may be key to the development of a new class of antibiotics for human health.
Criollo-cross calves graze Texas-bred wheat in New Mexico
This five-year project will analyze the Criollo crossing effects on profitability, efficiency, ecosystem, feed yard performance, and carcass and meat quality.
$3.9M project on self-deleting genes takes aim at mosquito-borne diseases
To control mosquito populations and prevent them from transmitting diseases such as malaria, many researchers are pursuing strategies in mosquito genetic engineering.
Drones, big data, application
This process of gathering ‘big data’ for analysis and interpretation for practical application on the farm can be used toward the improvement of various agricultural crops.
Texas A&M, industry partners usher in new era for Poultry Science Department
Emerging partnerships with the poultry industry have Texas A&M University poised to bolster an already nationally recognized Department of Poultry Science.
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