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Plant stress research in Arkansas and Missouri aims to increase agricultural productivity

September 8, 2014

Fast facts:

• National Science Foundation grant will support research into crop plant stress
• Research will explore how to fight stress-induced crop losses from drought, poor soil, insects and disease
• NSF grant of $6 million awarded to team of scientists in Arkansas and Missouri, including UA System Division of Agriculture researchers

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – A team of scientists from Arkansas and Missouri has secured a $6 million research grant from the National Science Foundation to combat crop losses resulting from stresses such as drought, poor soil, insects and disease.

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