Clusters

Breeder's Toolbox

Breeder's Toolbox

Aims to generate a platform and related databases that integrate genomic, genotypic and phenotypic data and to develop new technologies to accelerate breeding of superior forage cultivars for year-round grazing systems.

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Low-Input Agriculture

Low-Input Agriculture

New ideas and strategies aimed at improving agricultural sustainability with a focus on plant nitrogen, phosphorus and water use efficiencies.

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Plant-Animal Interaction

Plant-Animal Interaction

Develops and evaluates grazing systems that are easily manageable, sustainable and maximizes grazing while reducing producer costs.

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Plant Growth and Development

Plant Growth and Development

Seeks to understand how a plant translates information encoded within its genome into growth and developmental decisions that allow it to cope with a constantly changing environment.

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Plant-Microbe Interaction

Plant-Microbe Interaction

Advances and utilizes knowledge from basic and applied research on beneficial and pathogenic microbes to enhance productivity and sustainability of agricultural systems.

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