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Land-Use Change Disrupts Wild Plant Pollination on a Global Scale

Human changes to the environment have been linked to widespread pollinator declines. New research published in Nature Communications shows that intensive land use will...

COVID-19 and Its Effects on the World of Seed

We are living through a time that will be remembered for many years to come as one of uncertainty and upheaval. So how will...

Groundbreaking Research to Develop Soil Carbon Sequestration Monitoring System

Capturing carbon in soil is a frequent feature of climate change mitigation measures, but the variability in soils and greenhouse gas emissions makes it...

Pesticides and Bees: Evidence on Mortality Rates Reviewed

EFSA has completed a comprehensive analysis of the available scientific evidence on bee mortality, as part of its ongoing review of the guidance for...

IRTA Granted Official Permission to Grow Cannabis Plants for Research

The Spanish Agency of Medicines and Medical Devices (AEMPS) has granted the Institute of Agriculture and Food Research and Technology (IRTA) -one of the...

Boost for Smart Green Farming Innovation

A smart agriculture innovation developed by a John Innes Centre researcher has received recognition in a prestigious competition. Dr Pawel Mikulski, a postdoctoral researcher at...

Latest COVID-19 Impact on Agriculture Study Shows Farmers’ Resiliency in Adapting to Challenges

Findings from Kynetec’s recent COVID-19 impact on Agriculture survey highlighted that farmers have once again demonstrated their ability to adapt to new conditions and challenges...

Changes in Farming Urgent to Rescue Biodiversity

Over 360 scientists from 42 countries - led by the University of Göttingen and Westlake University China - call for transition of food production...

New Study Shows How Plants Regulate Their Growth-Inhibiting Hormones to Survive

In a world with a consistently growing population and a climate crisis, food shortage is a looming threat. To alleviate this threat, crop scientists,...

Rising Uncertainties from COVID-19 Cloud Medium-Term Agricultural Prospects

The fight against the global COVID-19 pandemic is causing unprecedented uncertainties in global food supply chains, with potential bottlenecks in labour markets, input industries,...