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PGRO to Modernize 2020 Variety Data for Peas and Beans

The Processors and Growers Research Organisation (PGRO) will launch its first ever Descriptive List for pea and bean varieties next month. The new format...

Advanced Breeding Paves the Way for Disease-Resistant Beans

For many people in Africa and Latin America, beans are an important staple. Historically described as "the meat of the poor", beans are rich...

Scientists Decode DNA Secrets of World’s Toughest Bean

UC Riverside scientists have decoded the genome of black-eyed peas, offering hope for feeding Earth’s expanding population, especially as the climate changes. Understanding the genes...

Feed the World, Help the Environment and Make Great Beer: Cool Beans Can Do It All

Imagine a crop that can be used to help secure sufficient food for a growing global population, benefit the environment and brew fantastic beer....

Optimising Vegetable Crops for Organic Farming: Launch of 4-Year EU Research Project BRESOV

The recently started European project BRESOV (“Breeding for Resilient, Efficient and Sustainable Organic Vegetable Production“) has set out to improve the competitiveness of three...

Faba Fix For Corn’s Nitrogen Need

Researchers have good news for growers. Farmers raising a nitrogen-hungry crop like sweet corn may save up to half of their nitrogen fertilizer cost....

UC Davis Students Breed Beans for Organic Farming

New Varieties Will Be High Yield, Disease Resistant Graduate students at the University of California, Davis, have begun field tests on very rare commodities: high-yield,...