PMB News

Drought treatment restructures plants’ microbiomes

A field of sorghum plants
New research examines drought tolerance in sorghum—a finding that could help scientists develop crops that are more resistant to climate change.

Brewing hoppy beer without the hops

Researchers, including PhD candidate Rachel Li and adjunct professor Henrik Scheller, have created strains of brewer's yeast that produce a hoppy flavor without the use of hops.

Scientists engineer crops to conserve water, resist drought

Green seedlings grow in a field
Researchers have improved how crops use water by altering the expression of a gene found in all plants.

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