Agricultural Engineering and Processing

Latest Innovations

Spinach X-Chromosome Marker 

Dr. Wadlington from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has developed a novel marker for the X-chromosome of spinach. This marker allows identification of YY...

Increasing Per Hectare Yields in Soybean, Glycine Max

Dr. Paige from the University of IL has developed a method to increase seed yield in soybeans by removing the apical meristem at a specific stage in plant...

Processing of Lipid-producing Biomass for High Yields of Oils and Cellulosic Sugars for Biofuel Production

  Dr. Singh from the University of Illinois has developed a hydrothermal pretreatment method which increases the efficiency of oil extraction from high oil feedstocks. ...

A Novel Natural Product Herbicide

Professor William Metcalf has developed a recombinant bacterial strain that produces a natural product herbicide with strong activity against mono- and dicot plant species...

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