Food Security

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