Texas A&M University

Turning algae into biofuels

Pecos is usually egg-frying hot, bone dry and much of the groundwater is brackish, but Texas A&M AgriLife Research personnel know the area is prime real estate for conducting algae research, something they've ...

Dec 06, 2013 4.8 / 5 (5) 2

Drones spy wheat disease progression

Dr. Charlie Rush hopes to use a unique method – helicopter drone – to track disease progression across wheat fields to eventually help producers make better irrigation decisions.

Nov 26, 2013 not rated yet 0

Reversing the decline of Texas quails

The Texas A&M University System and Texas A&M AgriLife are on a mission to address the state's dwindling wild quail populations, and a recent $2 million state-funded initiative reflects the importance of ...

Nov 25, 2013 not rated yet 0

Fighting invasive giant salvinia with weevils

Texas A&M AgriLife scientists are seeing significant areas of giant salvinia destroyed by salvinia-eating weevils at Caddo Lake on the Texas-Louisiana border as part of a project evaluating management of ...

Nov 25, 2013 5 / 5 (1) 0