NIFA funded projects aim to mitigate the impact of climate change on animal production.
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USDA partners with the USA Science & Engineering Festival to promote science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
Researchers use biotechnology to introduce resistance genes form Chinese chestnut varieties into the genome of the beleaguered American chestnut.
Researchers investigate the effects of four naturally-occurring stressors: mating number, nutrition, virus infection, and environmental toxins on queen and worker bee physiology, behavior, and social interactions.
Scientists at University of California–Davis have identified a candidate gene that encodes natural resistance to Phytophthora capsici, a fungus-like pathogen that causes root rot in peppers.