Articles by Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Unveiling the Cause of Onion Center Rot

by Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Researchers have identified one of the molecular culprits behind a bacteria known to infect several key crops—pantaphos

Corn and Other Crops Not Adapted to Benefit from High CO2

by Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
New research shows that some crops are adapted to a pre-industrial environment and cannot distribute their resources effectively to take advantage of extra CO2

Scientists Further Cowpea Research, Boost Crop Productivity

by Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Recent research aimed to understand how much variation exists within diverse cowpea lines in light absorption and carbon dioxide assimilation throughout the canopy

Pineapple Genome Sequences Hint at Plant Domestication in a Single Step

by Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

By comparing similarities and differences in DNA sequence across different types of pineapple, researchers were able to trace how natural and artificial selection shaped key traits and established distinct varieties