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Gary Stacey, NCSB Associate Director, has new discovery published in Science


Plant receptor could be a vital component in the way plants respond to danger, including pests, environmental changes and plant wounds. This discovery may lead to herbicides, fertilizers and insect repellants that naturally work with plants to make them stronger.


NCSB members attend Interdrought-IV Conference in Australia


University of Missouri Plant Scientists attend the Interdrought-IV Conference.


10th Annual Soybean Biotechnology Symposium


The National Center for Soybean Biotechnology (NCSB) hosted the 10th Annual Soybean Biotechnology Symposium on April 10, 2014.


The Root Cause


The Nguyen Lab recently published a manuscript in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) titled "Pinpointing genes underlying the quantitative trait loci for root-knot nematode resistance in palaeopolyploid soybean by whole genome resequencing". Randy Mertens explains more in his story covering this important publication.


NCSB Member named ASPB Fellow


Robert “Bob” Sharp, professor of plant sciences at MU, member of the National Center for Soybean Biotechnology (NCSB), and director of the Interdisciplinary Plant Group (IPG), was named a Fellow of the American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB).


1st Annual "Pick Your Bean Day"


Dr. Andrew Scaboo is hosting the 1st Annual "Pick Your Bean Day" at the Bradford Research and Extension Center at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri.


Soybean Checkoff Program honors Two Outstanding Soybean Scientists


The soy checkoff recently presented its highest honors to two men: one who has devoted more than 30 years developing new soybean varieties that U.S. soybean farmers are using in their fields today and another who helped pioneer the soy checkoff's groundbreaking production-research program.


Upcoming Events

August, 2014
2nd Annual "Pick Your Bean" Day

September 2, 2014
Delta Center Field Day

Starting September, 2014
Soybean Research Club Fall Seminars


From the lab, to the field, to the marketplace

Soybean research offers promising solutions to food, health and energy concerns worldwide.