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New school positions plant and soil science for the future

Jun 6, 2014
Five departments in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences – Plant Biology, Horticulture, Plant Breeding and Genetics, Crop and Soil Sciences, and Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology – have been consolidated into the School of Integrative Plant Science. Read more

A new approach to detecting unintended changes in GM foods

Apr 3, 2014
In the March 2014 issue of The Plant Genome, adjunct assistant professor Owen Hoekenga and his team compare the “metabolome” of a genetically modified (GM) tomato and those of a wide assortment of garden, heirloom, and other non-GM varieties and found no significant differences overall between the GM and non-GM fruit. Read more