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UK Crop Scientists Benefit from Next Generation Research Computing Platform

A High-Performance Computing (HPC) platform that will increase the pace of crop science and climate change research has been established by six leading UK...

Researchers Eye Sending Cotton to Space for Genetic Information

HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology teamed up with several partners in a series of research collaborations, grants, and projects. Their mission: to send cotton to...

Global Institute for Food Security Researchers Help Crack Canola Genome

Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS) researchers at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) are members of an international consortium of key academic and global...

Research Team Traces Evolution of the Domesticated Tomato

In a new paper, a team of evolutionary biologists and geneticists led by senior author associate professor Ana Caicedo, with first author Hamid Razifard...

Millions of Euros in Subsidies for Research into Sustainable Agricultural Production

Peter Groot Koerkamp, Professor of Agricultural and Bio resource Engineering at Wageningen University & Research (WUR), receives a Crossover grant of 7 million euros...

Plant Researchers Examine Bread Aroma: Modern and Old Wheat Varieties Taste Equally Good

The scientists compared taste and aroma of different breads baked in close cooperation with an artisan baker and a miller using flour from old...

International Research Team Finds Genes Conferring Resistance to Multiple Leaf Rust in Barley

An international team led by researchers at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) has identified genes that confer resistance to multiple...

Research Highlights Importance of Crop Competition as a Weed Control Strategy

A new study featured in the journal Weed Science points to the formidable weed control challenges faced by growers today. Weeds have developed resistance...

Research into the Combination of Geothermal Heat, Lettuce Cultivation and Fish Farming Started

Under great interest the project Geofood has been started. The aim of Geofood is to investigate whether geothermal heating can not only be used...

Researchers Publish New Study on Citrus Greening Disease

Orange juice is a staple on many breakfast tables, but the future availability of citrus products is threatened by the global spread of huanglongbing...