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Finding Genius Podcast

Dec 27, 2022

In this episode, we sit down with Ismail Dweikat, a Professor in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Presently his research centers around plant breeding and genetics – specifically in sorghum and pearl millet. 

Ismail grew up on a farm with his uncle, so he is no stranger to working with plants. Over the years, his interest in horticulture shifted to DNA research, which has led to some fascinating discoveries surrounding plant science and productivity…  

Jump in now to explore:

  • The desirable characteristics that wild hemp has. 
  • How to enhance yield in various crops.
  • The difference between industrial and non-industrial hemp. 
  • What Ismail is doing to improve sorghum and pearl millet production.

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