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USDA's Agricultural Research Service recently inducted three of its scientists into the agency's Science Hall of Fame for research accomplishments that include improving rice varieties.



USDA's Agricultural Research Service recently inducted three of its scientists into the agency's Science Hall of Fame for research accomplishments that include improving rice varieties (Neil Rutger, director of the Dale Bumpers Dale Leon Bumpers (born 12 August 1925) is an American politician who served as Governor of Arkansas from 1971 to 1975; and then in United States Senate from 1975 until his retirement in January 1999. He is member of the Democratic Party.  National Rice Research Center in Stuttgart, Ark.); increasing crop productivity in arid climates (B.A. Stewart, director of the ARS Conservation and Production Research Laboratory in Bushland, Texas This article is about community in Texas. For other meanings, see Bushland (disambiguation).
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pertaining to, characteristic of, or derived from the ox or cattle, members of the family Bovidae. See also cattle.
 health by focusing on safeguards to dairy cattle and milk (Max Paape, a researcher with the ARS Bovine Functional Genomics Noun 1. functional genomics - the branch of genomics that determines the biological function of the genes and their products
genomics - the branch of genetics that studies organisms in terms of their genomes (their full DNA sequences)
 Laboratory in Beltsville, Md.).
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