Improving Life Through Science and Technology

Texas A&M AgriLife Research is the state’s premier research agency in agriculture, natural resources, and the life sciences. We conduct hundreds of projects spanning many scientific disciplines to deliver life-sustaining and industry-changing impacts to citizens throughout Texas and around the world.

A member of The Texas A&M University System, AgriLife Research collaborates with the Texas A&M University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, and many others to help fulfill the A&M System’s land-grant mission of teaching, research, extension, and service.

AgriLife Research

  • AgriLife Research study finds new target for controlling cell division
    Jan 15AgriLife Research study finds new target for controlling cell division

    COLLEGE STATION -- Modern genome sequencing methods used to measure the efficiency of synthesis of individual protein during cell division has found that the enzymes that make lipids and membranes were synthesized at much greater efficiency when a cell is ready to split. That is a conclusion of collaborative research published this month in the […] The post AgriLife Research study finds new target for controlling cell division appeared first on AgriLife Today.

  • ‘Flag the Technology’ helps farmers identify herbicide sensitive fields
    Jan 13‘Flag the Technology’ helps farmers identify herbicide sensitive fields

    COLLEGE STATION - The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas Plant Protection Association have collaborated on a Flag the Technology program that identifies crop fields sensitive to certain herbicides. With two new herbicide resistance technologies which will be widely used in cotton, corn and soybeans, program coordinators say it is critical farmers know […] The post ‘Flag the Technology’ helps farmers identify herbicide sensitive fields appeared first on AgriLife Today.

  • Career change: Rocket scientist finds agriculture more out of this world than space
    Jan 12Career change: Rocket scientist finds agriculture more out of this world than space

    COLLEGE STATION – Rikin Gandhi put his sights on outer space as a little boy growing up in New Jersey. He chased that dream earning degrees in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University and aeronautical and astronautical engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.         Next came a pilot license. But while waiting for acceptance to […] The post Career change: Rocket scientist finds agriculture more out of this world than space appeared first on AgriLife Today.