Backed by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Phase 2 Research Focused on Delivering Sustainable, Pest Control Farming Solutions
Our blog contest winner Chad Keyser is back with part 2 of his "Fear No Weevil" entry. If you missed or would like to re-read part 1, click here.
This is the first in a series of blog posts from our own Chad Keyser about his work on the sweetpotato weevil project.
Sweet potato microbiome research important first step towards improving yield
Press release shared with permission from American Phytopathological Society
Pizza, Cookies and Science
At AgBiome we continue the grand tradition of participating in science seminars. It takes us back to our student days when we could stretch our grocery budget farther if we attended seminars with free pizza and cookies.[..]
Many of you may be wondering, “What is formulations and what happens in a formulations lab?” And no, formulation scientists do not spend their days mixing formula for infants, although our lab might smell better if they did. Formulations is the[..]
Did you know that the average American eats 124 lbs of potatoes a year, that the potato was the first vegetable to be grown in space, and Vincent van Gogh painted four still-life canvases devoted entirely to the potato!?
The 2018 AgBiome Summer Internship participants. Pictured from left to right: Morgan Rose, Megan Mackowiak, Madison Rackear, Jacob Hyman, Leah Gilmore, and Saunia Withers.
Did you know bacteria have immune systems? Yes, even bacteria need to have a way to fight off viruses that make them sick! Bacterial immune systems differ from human immune systems - humans are multicellular and can dedicate whole organs, and large[..]