Friday, January 6, 2012

ARS Newslink

ARS News Service
USDA Agricultural Research Service
January 6, 2012

A promising biofuel crop:
Work by U.S. Department of Agriculture scientists suggests that farmers in the Southeast could use the tropical legume sunn hemp (Crotalaria juncea) in their crop rotations by harvesting the fast-growing annual for biofuel. (1/3)

Protecting corn:
A clearer picture of corn's biochemical responses to insect and fungal attacks is emerging, thanks to U.S. Department of Agriculture studies in Gainesville, Fla. (1/5)


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