Kathleen Phillips

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Texas budget woes cause AgriLife Extension Service job losses
Officials have completed the difficult task of notifying employees whose jobs with the Texas AgriLife Extension Service
Peaches, plums destroy cancer cells
Breast cancer cells - even the most aggressive type - died after treatments with peach and plum extracts in lab tests
Homeland security department renews animal disease centers
Efforts to protect the nation from potentially catastrophic animal diseases – some of which are transmissible to humans
Microscopic photography reveals bacteria in wine grape vines
Like a band of detectives surveying the movement of a criminal, researchers using photographic technology have caught
Genes for drought-tolerance
Scientists plan to put two and two together in a study that will likely yield improved U.S. corn quality and
U.S. plant pathologists formed own society
Spinach with fungus, malnourished cabbage, spots on cauliflower and peaches injured by frost. No matter the malady, a
Fungal footage fosters foresight into plant, animal disease
Mold and mildew may be doomed. Researchers are closer to understanding how these and other fungi grow. "Fungi have a
Ag leadership class applications due March 15
Texas Agricultural Lifetime Leadership Program is seeking applicants for its new class which will begin in
See no weevil: researcher tracks rice bugs to help farmers, consumers
When there's something bugging rice farmers, a large segment of the world's population is likely to find out. Americans
Public memorial set for Dr. Norman Borlaug
Services have been set for Dr. Norman E. Borlaug, Nobel laureate and distinguished professor of international
Researcher tracks rice bugs to help farmers
When there’s something bugging rice farmers, a large segment of the world’s population is likely to find out.
New plant pathologist named for rice, bioenergy crops
Dr. Xin-Gen “Shane” Zhou has been named the new plant pathologist for Texas AgriLife Research-Beaumont. Zhou will
Texas wines fight cancer growth
Research now shows that wines produced in the Lone Star State share the anti-cancer traits known to exist in wines from
Getting to the root of science in a nutty way
Dr. Leo Lombardini has gone underground to get the most top secret information in his field. Lombardini is watching
Texas has more farms, fewer acres
The loss and fragmentation of Texas’ farms, ranches and forests is part of a continued trend that highlights the
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