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UMD Researcher Tracks the Adoption of Green Infrastructure, from Water Conservation to Policy

Study uses Tucson, Arizona, as a case study to explore the role of policy entrepreneurship and interest groups in the trajectory of green infrastructure.

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UMD Collaborates to Quantify How Climate Change Has Slowed Agricultural Productivity Growth Worldwide

Research shows more severe slowdowns in warmer regions like Africa and Latin America.

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UMD-led Study Suggests that Supporting Indonesian Women in Conservation Science Can Help Save Local Biodiversity

Researchers explore the motivations and challenges of Indonesian women in conservation sciences.

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UMD Associate Professor Reports Six Novel Variants for CRISPR-Cas12a in Plants, Expanding the Scope and Possibilities of Genome Editing and Engineering

New publication in Nature Communications offers patentable tools (nominated for UMD Invention of the Year) to improve the efficiency of food production.

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UMD Doctoral Student Develops New Technology Allowing Researchers to Image Wetland Soil Activity in Real Time

Imaging allows for the calculation of iron reduction rates, providing a deeper understanding of wetland soil behavior.

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UMD Helps Establish the International Rye Genome Sequencing Group, Co-Publishes the First Full Reference Genome for Rye

Reference genome provides an invaluable resource for crop improvement across wheat, barley, triticale, and rye.

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