Focus On- FRONTIERS OF DISCOVERY

March 1, 2016  |  By  |  Impressions: 61  | 


Category: Science

Danforth Center scientists are working to create a healthier, more sustainable world through imagination, innovation and collaboration. Discovery at the Danforth Center focuses on understanding how wild plant species and domesticated crops grow and adapt to changing environments. The Center’s President James Carrington, Ph.D., sat down with Center scientists Elizabeth (Toby) Kellogg, Ph.D., member and Andrea Eveland, Ph.D., assistant member to discuss their work with cereal crops and native grasses, how natural variation can lead to crop improvement and why tall grass prairies are so important.

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