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.
Come and learn how to grow vegetables for profit.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 08/13/2013
Rainy weather has gardeners fighting diseases in their melons and squash.Author: Elizabeth L. Little Published 07/31/2013
UGA plant pathologist Katherine Stevenson studies diseases like gummy stem blightAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 07/10/2013
Vegetables booming industry in GeorgiaAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 06/27/2013
Not too late for late season tomatoesAuthor: Frank M. Watson Published 06/24/2013
Curling leaves and twisted stems are signs that there may be secret herbicides in the your garden plotAuthor: Paul Pugliese Published 06/24/2013
Second annual Organic Twilight Tour to feature demonstrations on high tunnels, apple varieties, cool season vegetables and micro-irrigationAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 06/13/2013
Trial Garden founder and prolific author Allan Armitage retiring from “his” garden this summerAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 06/13/2013
Kudzu bugs may swarm in your yard, but they won't stay there.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 05/30/2013
Options for managing virus proposedAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 05/16/2013