Posted by: missouriugr | July 19, 2007

Research News at MU | July 19, 2007

Columbia Tribune: Hazard or haven? Wildlife can thrive on golf courses.

“All golfers would like to see a few more birdies on the course, but what about froggies?
New research at the University of Missouri-Columbia shows that water hazards on golf courses, with a few changes, could provide good habitat for native amphibians such as leopard frogs, toads and spotted salamanders” READ ON
 2007 Jul 0718 We A01 Golf

MU News Bureau: MU Researchers to Study Minichromosomes in Maize with $1.9 Million Grant

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia have been awarded $1.9 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study optimal ways of creating engineered minichromosomes in maize and making additions to those minichromosomes. Their work could lead to improved development of crops that are multiply resistant to viruses, insects, fungi, bacteria and herbicides, and of proteins and metabolites used to treat human illnesses.


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