Stalk-worn sensor to measure crops’ water use

Wearable technology will soon move from wrist to stalk, swapping measures of blood flow and respiration for sap flow and transpiration.

Pannier earns Presidential Early Career Award

University of Nebraska–Lincoln researcher Angie Pannier has received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.
Angie Pannier

Ag Research Division co-hosts national agroecosystem research meeting

Scientists from across the country converged in Lincoln June 4-6 for the annual meeting of the Long-term Agroecosystem Research (LTAR) Network.
LTAR Meeting

Research aims to prevent resistance to staph infection treatment

Researchers at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln are working to halt resistance to an antibiotic used to treat serious staph infections in humans.
Staphylococcus aureus

Study explores value of Nebraska’s roadside restoration efforts

Researchers at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln have teamed up with the Nebraska Department of Transportation to evaluate roadside revegetation practices.
Roadside Revegetation

Study of sorghum-munching aphids earns NSF award

A tiny invader’s gooey march through U.S. sorghum fields continues to devastate crop yields, forcing some farmers out of the sorghum business despite the crop’s increasing importance.
Joe Louis

Sequenced Genome of Ancient Crop Could Raise Yields

An international team has sequenced and mapped the genome of proso millet – a feat essential to raising yields of the drought-resistant crop in the Nebraska Panhandle and semiarid regions where population booms foreshadow food shortages.
proso millet

Experiments underscore overlooked aspect of defending corn from pest

A chemical compound typically cast as a supporting actor in corn’s defense against a tiny pest might instead take a leading role, says a research-based rewrite from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Joe Louis

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