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.
The herbicide 2,4-D can accidentally affect vegetables.Author: Donn H Cooper Published 06/21/2012
When you pick your tomatoes depends on when and how you plan to use them.Author: Frank M. Watson Published 06/07/2012
With a little industry and knowledge, squash-lovers can overcome this difficult pest.Author: Donn H Cooper Published 06/05/2012
Shoppers at farmers markets shouldn't worry about finding bugs in their produce.Author: Donn H Cooper Published 05/31/2012
Bad bugs are a big economic threat.Author: Donn H Cooper Published 05/24/2012
True to its name, tomato disease shows up ahead of schedule.Author: Frank M. Watson Published 05/14/2012
Manufactured shade cloth and reflective plastic mulch promises twice the average pepper yields.Author: Donn H Cooper Published 05/11/2012
Tomato-time tips to ensure an abundance of fruit.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 05/10/2012
Fire ants travel to gardens searching for food, warmth and moisture.Author: Paul Pugliese Published 05/03/2012
Heirloom seeds provide diversity, historical insightAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 04/26/2012