Tuesday, October 27, 2020
The quest for the best blueberry begins with genetic building blocks that Michigan State University researchers are studying in a USDA-funded project to boost yield, enhance flavor and resist pests. “The perfect blueberry is…
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Although pesticides are a standard part of crop production, Michigan State University researchers believe pesticide use could be reduced by taking cues from wild plants. The team recently…
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
A new study has unveiled why a field with a variety of plants seems to attract fewer plant-eating insects than farm land with just one type of crop….
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Michigan State University scientists are examining the biochemistry of plants in research that could help plants become less susceptible to insect pests. “Plants are master biochemists,” said Robert Last, MSU…