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Micro-Level Management of Agricultural Inputs: Emerging Approaches
Through the development of superior plant varieties that benefit from high agrochemical inputs and irrigation, the agricultural Green Revolution has doubled crop yields, yet introduced unintended impacts on environment. ...
Comparative genome analysis of Burkholderia phytofirmans PsJN reveals a wide spectrum of endophytic lifestyles based on interaction strategies with host plants
Burkholdena phytohanans PsJN is a naturally occurring plant-associated bacterial endophyte that effectively colonizes a wide range of plants and stimulates their growth and vitality. Here we analyze whole genomes, of PsJN ...
Growth promotion and colonization of switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) cv. Alamo by bacterial endophyte Burkholderia phytofirmans strain PsJN
Background Switchgrass is one of the most promising bioenergy crop candidates for the US. It gives relatively high biomass yield and can grow on marginal lands. However, its yields vary from year to year and from location ...
Seeds : Newsletter for Alumni of the Department of Horticulture at Virginia Tech : Fall 2006
(Virginia Tech. Department of Horticulture, 2006)
I hope all our Alumni had a successful year and are looking forward to receiving good news from the Home Department. I am very pleased to share with you some of our successes. The Peggy Lee Hahn Garden Pavilion was completed ...
Seeds : Newsletter for Alumni of the Department of Horticulture at Virginia Tech : Fall 2007
(Virginia Tech. Department of Horticulture, 2007)
The University and the Department went through a traumatic experience on April 16. The tragedy has unified Virginia Tech's community probably stronger than ever before. Several memorial projects are now under development ...