Monday, February 24, 2014

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Web links to stories issued February 17-21, 2014 ___________________________________________

ARS News Service
USDA Agricultural Research Service
February 21, 2014

Identifying key soybean genes:
USDA researchers in Beltsville, Md. have developed a new tool to search for soybean genes that will make soybean plants more productive and better able to resist pests and diseases. (2/18)

Carbon sequestration and bioenergy:
USDA scientists are providing information about the soil carbon dynamics that play a crucial role in lifecycle assessments of bioenergy production. Retaining carbon in the soil-called carbon sequestration-significantly affects soil fertility and greenhouse gas emissions, so it has a major impact on the long-term sustainability of bioenergy crop production. (2/20)


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