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MSU to Study Ways to Boost Corn Productivity

Friday, March 2, 2018
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Michigan State University will use a $4.8 million National Science Foundation grant to increase corn productivity by better understanding how gene expression is controlled. Corn, as simple as…

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MSU to Use NSF Grant to Explore Corn Genome

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
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The National Science Foundation has awarded $4.4 million to a Michigan State university research team to identify genes in the corn genome, work that could help breed new,…

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MSU Research History: Beal First in Hybrid Corn

Sunday, June 1, 1873
W. J. Beal in Beal Gardens

1873 – Botany professor W. J. Beal becomes one of the pioneers in the development of hybrid corn, and doubles the yield of corn plantings at the time. The…

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