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    Regulating corn growth is vital for achieving high and stable yields, enhancing the crop’s resilience, and improving its lodging resistance. Dwarfing Plants and Delaying Stem Elongation: – Prevents excessive elongation during the seedling stage. – Reduces plant height by 20-30 cm and increases stem thickness. – Enhances resistance to lodging, reducing yield losses caused by ...
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    The collaborative study by UNL faculty and international partners analyzed a database of more than 14,000 smallholder cornfields across seven countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. This field is in Rwanda. Photo by Patricio Grassini, Agronomy and Horticulture/Africa1 Better agronomic practices could reduce land conversion, need for imports LINCOLN, Neb. — An international partnership that includes University ...
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    Credit: ©ATDR – STOCK.ADOBE.COM LAGOS, NIGERIA — Nigeria has approved the commercialization of genetically engineered corn, raising hopes of greater yields from crops with improved insect resistance and drought tolerance, according to a Global Agricultural Information Network (GAIN) report from the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) of the US Department of Agriculture. Nigeria approved the commercial ...
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    Minnesota’s top ag official points to one African country that could unlock export opportunities throughout the continent. Commissioner Thom Petersen recently returned from a trade mission to Morocco and says the focus was on grain, feed, and the Port of Duluth. “Keep in mind too, Morocco is the only African country that has a free ...