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Gallagher Named President of HPI

A veteran of the agricultural industry has been named the president and chief executive officer of Heartland Plant Innovations, Inc. (HPI) in Manhattan, Kan.

Release Date: 
Fri, 01/12/2018

Greenhouse expansion provides home to additional researchers

The warm orange glow of the greenhouses at the Kansas Wheat Innovation Center (KWIC) provide a welcoming nightlight to Kimball Avenue, but most passersby don’t realize the plants grown inside are the future of Kansas agriculture.

Release Date: 
Wed, 01/03/2018

Researcher aims at developing 'celiac-safe' wheat

Kansas researcher Chris Miller is working with the Kansas Wheat Commission on celiac-safe wheat.

Release Date: 
Mon, 01/04/2016

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Science and Policy

Manipulation of Guaiacyl and Syringyl Monomer Biosynthesis in an Arabidopsis Cinnamyl Alcohol Dehydrogenase Mutant Results in Atypical Lignin Biosynthesis and Modified Cell Wall Structure

Abstract: Modifying lignin composition and structure is a key strategy to increase plant cell wall digestibility for biofuel production.

Release Date: 
Thu, 10/08/2015

Loss of ferulate 5-hydroxylase leads to Mediator-dependent inhibition of soluble phenylpropanoid biosynthesis in Arabidopsis

Abstract: Phenylpropanoids are phenylalanine-derived specialized metabolites and include important structural components of plant cell walls such as lignin and hydroxycinnamic acids (HCAs), as well as ultraviolet and visible light-absorbing pigments, such as hydroxycinnamate esters (HCEs) and ant

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Thu, 10/08/2015

Induction medium osmolality improve microspore embryogenesis in wheat and triticale. In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology-Plant.

Abstract: The objective of this study was to determine the effect of induction medium osmolality on embryogenesis and green plant production in wheat and triticale. Isolated microspores of wheat and triticale were subjected to a range of osmolality (300–500 mOsmkg−1) using mannitol.

Release Date: 
Tue, 03/17/2015

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Heartland Plant Innovations Using doubled haploids to accelerate wheat variety development

Heartland Plant Innovations (HPI) was created by the farmer-stakeholders of the Kansas Wheat Commission and Kansas Association of Wheat Growers in 2009 to "accelerate research, development and commercialization of profitable innovations by achieving dramatic

Release Date: 
Thu, 03/22/2012

Kansas Bioscience Authority will invest $6M in KU Cancer Center, others

Kansas City Business Journal, July 26, 2011

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Tue, 07/26/2011

Rob Berard joins Heartland Plant as C.F.O.

BakingBusiness.com, Aug. 24, 2011

Release Date: 
Wed, 08/24/2011

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