New stem-cell-based stroke treatment repairs damaged brain tissue
A team of researchers at the University of Georgia’s Regenerative Bioscience Center and ArunA Biomedical, a UGA startup company, have developed a new treatment for stroke that reduces brain damage and accelerates the brain’s natural healing tendencies in animal models.
UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences researchers help to sequence rice genome
Rice has been a staple food crop around the world for millennia, but little was known about the wild origins of the world’s most widely produced crop until the recent mapping of the genomes of 13 ancestral rice species. Scott Jackson, director of the University of Georgia Center for Applied Genetic Technologies (CAGT) in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, helped to map these genomes as part of The International Oryza Map Alignment Project.
UGA Extension economists provide updates on commodities for upcoming year
Commodity updates for high-value row crops like peanuts and cotton highlight this year’s Georgia Ag Forecast meetings, which are currently being held statewide.
Field day caters to pecan growers in southern corner of the state.Author: Maggie Dudacek Published 08/14/2014
Little worms takes down squash plants from the inside.Author: Sharon Dowdy, Amanda Tedrow Published 07/31/2014
Japanese beetles are back in full force and munching on plants across the state.Author: Paul Pugliese Published 07/10/2014
Pesticide label instruction protect homeowners, families and the environmentAuthor: Frank M. Watson Published 06/26/2014
After leading the organization for seven years, director of University of Georgia Extension Beverly Sparks retiringAuthor: Sharon Dowdy Published 06/26/2014
More flowers, fewer pesticides can help preserve pollinatorsAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 06/19/2014
Including pollinator habitat in urban landscapes is becoming necessary to help protect native speciesAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 06/18/2014
Like other plants, wildflowers need care, too.Author: Frank M. Watson Published 06/18/2014
Toothpick-like spines are sign of ambrosia beetle attack.Author: Paul Pugliese Published 06/12/2014
Wood-eating insect's traits are key to controlling it.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 06/05/2014