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.
Rotating crops essential in management of plant diseases and nematodesAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 01/02/2014
UGA economist predicts more peanut acreage in 2014Author: Clint Thompson Published 12/04/2013
Peanut production exceeded normal growth for some growersAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 11/12/2013
Peanuts grown in light, sandy soils vulnerable to nematodesAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 11/07/2013
Peanut pest leaving mark on crop's productionAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 11/01/2013
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal speaks about the benefits of exporting productsAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 10/02/2013
Weather brings diseases to Georgia crops, making harvest difficult.Author: Robert C Kemerait Jr Published 09/24/2013
UGA scientists discuss latest research being conducted with peanuts.Author: Clint Thompson Published 09/19/2013
Rain, less acreage contributing factors to peanut productionAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 09/17/2013
President Morehead learning more about agricultureAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 09/10/2013