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Friday, July 10, 2015

The Tropical Soybean Information Portal (TSIP)

28 May 2015. Feed the Future's Soybean Innovation Lab announced the availability of a new Tropical Soybean Information Portal (TSIP).
The Tropical Soybean Information Portal (TSIP) is a one-stop data and information shop for the global community of researchers, extentionists, and private sector managers working in the soybean value chain.

The site is still small, but it is hoped it will grow to be an invaluable resource for soybean practitioners everywhere. The site is highly interactive so all materials are downloadable, and contributions are welcome. There is a Wiki page for tropical soybean terms and concepts, a video platform for webinars, and a curated database of research articles and reports. 

 TSIP contains a large online varietal trial information in sub-Saharan Africa. It is funded by USAID and Feed the Future. 

SOYBEAN INNOVATION LAB RESEARCHER VIDEOS

Dr. Kristin Bilyeu is a Research Molecular Biologist with the USDA Agricultural Research Service and Adjunct Associate Professor in the Division of Plant Sciences at the University of Missouri. In...
Dr. Dan Reynolds is a Professor of Weed Science at Mississippi State University. In this video, he describes the “SMART” Farm (Soybean Management and Appropriate Research and Technology) concept...
Dr. Dennis Thompson is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Crop Sciences at the University of Illinois. In this video, he discusses some of the challenges in delivering high...
Dr. Rita Mumm is an Associate Professor of Quantitative Genetics and Plant Breeding at the University of Illinois, and a former director of The Illinois Plant Breeding Center. In this video, she...
Kia Alexander is a Water Resources Engineer and a PhD candidate in Environmental Engineering at the University of Illinois. In this video, she provides an overview of the environmental impacts of...
Dr. Brian Diers is a Professor of Crop Sciences at the University of Illinois. In this video, he describes some of the key challenges that plant breeders in Africa currently face. Dr. 

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