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IYP Pulses & pulse research in CSSA's web stories

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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4/14/2016

Schools and other K-12 programs can grow cold, hard cash for their school gardens in 2016.

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4/6/2016

What bean has double the protein of wheat, triple that of rice, and also contains beneficial amino acids, B-vitamins, and micronutrients? The unassuming faba bean, of course. 

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3/9/2016

Common blight is a devastating bacterial disease. It greatly reduces the yield and quality of bean crops across the world. Conventional breeding techniques can be used to generate cultivars of...

2/22/2016

The Crop Science Society of America (CSSA) is sending ten graduate students to Zambia to learn more about dry bean research and increase...

2/17/2016

Pinto beans are the most common type of bean cultivated in the United States, accounting for more than a third of all edible, dry bean production. Harvesting them, however, has been a complicated...

1/27/2016

The story of the Andean bean is, in a way, similar to that of the Princess and the Pea. However, in this tale, the Princess is global food security and the pea is another kind of seed: Andean...

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