AMARILLO – A new Texas High Plains Plant Disease Diagnostic Laboratory will be housed in the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 6500 Amarillo Blvd. West, Amarillo. The new lab is one of two National Plant Diagnostic Network, NPDN, labs in Texas – the other is in College Station. It is also one of […]
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DALLAS — A novel gene editing approach could hold the key to broad-spectrum disease resistance in certain staple food crops without causing physical detriment to the plants, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist. Dr. Junqi Song, AgriLife Research plant pathologist in Dallas, explores how a “knock-in” gene editing approach might achieve better disease resistance […]
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Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, firstname.lastname@example.org Contact: Erfan Vafaie, 903-834-6191, email@example.com OVERTON – A greenhouse and nursery regulatory compliance workshop is scheduled for Nov. 18 in Overton. The workshop will be held at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1710 Farm-to-Market Road 3053 N. in Overton. The event begins with registration at 8 a.m. […]
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AUSTIN – The Travis County Master Gardeners will present a program for detecting insects and diseases that may harm gardens and landscapes. “The idea behind this program is to help gardeners improve their observation skills toward detecting invasive pests and diseases such as the brown marmorated stink bug and rose rosette,” said Daphne Richards, Texas […]