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IYP Pulses & pulse research in CSSA's web stories

5/10/2017

Just like humans and animals sometimes need medicine to feel well or perform better, so can plants....

2/1/2017

The small but mighty chickpea packs a dietary and environmental punch. They are an important source of nutrition, especially protein, for billions of people across the world. Additionally,...

12/28/2016

The Crops Science Society of American (CSSA) is proud to announce the winners of its School Garden Photo Contest:  Green Scene of Chicago, IL, and Kennedy Middle School of Aiken, SC....

12/21/2016

Tim Close has found himself, happily, stuck in a library. But it’s not your typical library with shelves and books. It’s a genetic library of cowpea varieties, also known as black-eyed...

10/19/2016

 

Poor nutrition can cause health problems ranging from nutrient deficiencies to obesity. Nutrient deficiencies are less common in wealthy nations where people eat a high proportion...

9/8/2016

Educational videos released this week by the Crop Science Society of America (CSSA) celebrate the International Year of Pulses (IYP), as d...

8/31/2016

Available cropland, and the growing season, is limited. Strained soils are in need of rejuvenation. Water can be scarce. Yet the world’s...

8/24/2016

Growers always deal with precipitation amounts. Some get too much water. But for those in drought areas, scientists are working to create imaginative solutions that help the soil, have an economic...

6/1/2016

Farmers growing wheat in the relatively arid Northern Plains gamble. They guess how much nitrogen fertilizer to apply to get a high-yield, high-protein harvest. But uncertainties of rainfall and...

5/9/2016

May 9, 2016 - “The week ended just too soon,” said Vongai Chekanai.

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