Navigation Links
Examining climate change effects on wheat
Date:2/24/2011

by more than a dozen other research groups around the world.

As expected, the heaters accelerated growth, increased soil temperatures, reduced soil moisture, induced mild water stress on the crops and had a nominal effect on photosynthesis.

But effects on yields depended on when the wheat was planted. When heat was applied to wheat planted in mid-winter, it grew faster, with a growth cycle that was ahead by a week, but there were no major differences in yield. But adding heat to wheat planted in September enabled the wheat to survive frosts between Christmas and New Year's both years with only moderate yield loss. Wheat planted at the same time in the unheated plots yielded nothing.

The results, published in Global Change Biology, will provide guidance to growers on how to adjust planting schedules as the climate warms. They also show the effectiveness of the T-FACE system for investigating climate change impacts.


'/>"/>

Contact: Dennis O'Brien
dennis.obrien@ars.usda.gov
301-504-1624
United States Department of Agriculture - Research, Education and Economics
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Study examining role of genetics and environment in type 1 diabetes
2. First neuroimaging study examining motor execution in children with autism reveals new insights
3. New research examining essential drugs, emerging botanicals supported by USP Awards
4. Examining diabetes through a new lens
5. Long-term study shows effect of climate change on animal diversity
6. White Mountain Research Station to host climate change conference
7. Researchers find animal with ability to survive climate change
8. Severe climate change costs forecast for Pennsylvania, N.C., Tennessee, N.D.
9. Experts discuss climate change during UH lecture series
10. Dont blame cities for climate change, see them as solutions
11. Green coffee-growing practices buffer climate-change impacts
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/17/2014)... Several parasites and pathogens that devastate honeybees in Europe, ... Africa, but do not appear to be impacting native ... team of researchers., The invasive pests include including ... East African honeybees appear to be resilient to these ... used to control pests in Europe, Asia and the ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... serious conditions such as heart disease, epilepsy and pain, ... Unfortunately, there is still much scientists do not know ... unexpected insight into the structure of sodium channels and, ... which are responsible for ,fine-tuning, the activity of the ... edition of the Journal of Biological Chemistry . ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Indiana University researchers have detected new ... with diabetes. This discovery could have far-reaching implications for ... the care of over 25 million Americans. , "We ... the retinas at such early stages," said Ann Elsner, ... Optometry and lead author of the study. "We set ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):East African honeybees are safe from invasive pests… for now 2East African honeybees are safe from invasive pests… for now 3Structure of sodium channels different than previously believed 2New technique detects microscopic diabetes-related eye damage 2New technique detects microscopic diabetes-related eye damage 3
... nature,s repository of chemicals in plants, microbes, and marine ... be a major theme of a five-day scientific conference ... 1,200 natural products researchers from around the world. ... the City University of New York, and other New ...
... Imagine millions of cancer cells organized in thousands of small ... die, you have a candidate for a cancer drug. But ... Opinion on Drug Discovery argues that these 2D models ... effects in the body and may often give researchers misleading ...
... Fla. (July 19, 2012) A study comparing whether endothelial ... from human umbilical cord blood are more proliferative and better ... from human placenta are more vasculogenic., The study, carried out ... in a recent issue of Cell Medicine [2(3)] ...
Cached Biology News:Nature as a source of new medicines subject of ICNPR in NYC 2Nature as a source of new medicines subject of ICNPR in NYC 33-D tumor models improve drug discovery success rate 23-D tumor models improve drug discovery success rate 3Blood vessel forming potential of stem cells from human placenta and umbilical cord blood 2
(Date:1/14/2014)... BETHESDA, Md. , Jan. 14, 2014  Organovo announced ... from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to help ... effective treatments to patients on a faster timeline. Organovo ... Sciences (NCATS) and the National Eye Institute (NEI) to ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... , Jan. 14, 2014  RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation ... developing and commercializing innovative therapies addressing major unmet ... it received the Notice of Allowance from the ... unique self-delivering RNAi compounds (sd-rxRNA®), for the treatment ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... UK (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Bob ... with more than 20 years in the industry, has ... photonics . Hainsey will serve as the society’s Science ... Dr. Hainsey join SPIE as our Technology Strategist, further ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... Independent publisher Bitingduck Press, with offices ... has big ideas for 2014 in production and sales ... to produce high-quality, low-cost, DRM-free ebooks and to use ... , The first major development will be bookstore sales ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Organovo Announces Collaboration with National Institutes of Health 2Organovo Announces Collaboration with National Institutes of Health 3RXi Pharmaceuticals Receives US Notice of Allowance for a Key Patent Relating to its Self-Delivering Technology with sd-rxRNAs targeting CTGF, including RXI-109, for the Treatment of Fibrotic Disorders 2RXi Pharmaceuticals Receives US Notice of Allowance for a Key Patent Relating to its Self-Delivering Technology with sd-rxRNAs targeting CTGF, including RXI-109, for the Treatment of Fibrotic Disorders 3Photonics R&D Leader Bob Hainsey Joins SPIE Technical Staff 2Bitingduck Press Looks Forward to 2014 With Multimedia E-books 2
... Robert G. Johnson, Jr. Resigns as President and ... Near-Term Commercial Opportunities, HAYWARD, Calif., Feb. 28 ... announced that Robert G. Johnson, Jr.,M.D., Ph.D., has ... a,member of Kosan,s Board of Directors. Helen S. ...
... payment, WILMINGTON, N.C., Feb. 28 PPD, ... Limited,s new drug,application (NDA) for alogliptin, a highly ... diabetes, has been accepted for filing by the ... to develop the,compound., Under PPD,s agreement with ...
... Feb. 28 The Center for Molecular,Medicine (CMM) today ... the,nation to offer a new, FDA-approved test that will ... CMM (http://www.cmmdx.org ) is offering the CellSearch(TM) System ... new tool in managing,patients with metastatic prostate cancer (MPC). ...
Cached Biology Technology:Kosan Announces Senior Management Changes and Clinical Portfolio Priorities 2Kosan Announces Senior Management Changes and Clinical Portfolio Priorities 3Kosan Announces Senior Management Changes and Clinical Portfolio Priorities 4Kosan Announces Senior Management Changes and Clinical Portfolio Priorities 5Kosan Announces Senior Management Changes and Clinical Portfolio Priorities 6Kosan Announces Senior Management Changes and Clinical Portfolio Priorities 7Kosan Announces Senior Management Changes and Clinical Portfolio Priorities 8PPD Confirms Takeda's NDA Filing of Alogliptin with U.S. Food and Drug Administration 2Center for Molecular Medicine Among First to Offer New FDA-Approved Test to Aid in Treatment of Prostate Cancer 2
The imaging screen-K (Kodak), is a 35 x 43 cm storage phosphor screen that is used for the quantitation and imaging of 32P, 33P, 35S, 14C, and 3H....
The filter 695RDF55 Reflect 635 for the Molecular Imager FX is a band pass filter for Cy5 and Alexa Fluor 635 dyes....
... is a 2-color staining method for labeling ... detect apoptotic cells by flow cytometry. The ... for measuring apoptosis in cells, including positive ... performance; washing, reaction and rinsing buffers for ...
The sample holders for gels are used to hold gels in place in the multi-sample tray I, which is used with Molecular Imager FX imaging systems....
Biology Products: