Double cropping field pennycress provides numereous benefits: improved water quality, weed suppression, and increased profitability...Find out more
Photos- Jim Eklund USDA-ARS Morris, MN
Mapping the genome of Intermediate Wheatgrass (Kernza) followed by cross-referencing with the barley genome allows researchers to pinpoint genes involved in yield, flour quality, and other desirable traits.
Pennycress is a winter annual oilseed: planted in the fall, dormant over winter, flush of growth in spring, maturity and harvest in time to plant a late-spring crop of soybeans.
Photo: Kayla Altendorf, U of MN
The Newest Sequencing Technology is Being used to Sequence the Pennycress Genome
Silphium is a perennial oilseed crop with a composite flower similar to sunflower.
Photo: The Land Institute, Salina, KS