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Climate Change

Agriculture – A Climate Villain? Maybe Not!

The UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) claims that agriculture is one of the main sources of greenhouse gases, and is thus by...

Agriculture Innovation is Necessary to Address Climate Change

The American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) submitted comments today in response to the Request for Information by the House Select Committee on the Climate...

Climate Change Could Drive British Crop Farming North and West

Unchecked climate change could drive Britain's crop growing north and west, leaving the east and south east unable to support crop growing, new research...

Future Proofing Cereals for Climate Change Drought Conditions

Scientists at Heriot-Watt University have identified a gene responsible for drought resistance in barley which, it is believed, could help future-proof the cereals industry...

Utrecht Biologists Discover A Way to Make Plants Flood Tolerant

Scientists at Utrecht University have discovered how some plants can quickly detect that they are under water when flooded, and initiate processes that prevents...

Plant Breeding Innovation Can Help Solve Global Challenges

Plant breeding innovations must play a role to address the global challenges such as climate change, a growing population, and the need for resource efficient farming systems....

Gene Identified That Will Help Develop Plants To Fight Climate Change

Hidden underground networks of plant roots snake through the earth foraging for nutrients and water, similar to a worm searching for food. Yet, the...

International Congress of Plant Scientists Focuses on Solutions to Crop Pests and Diseases

Projected global population growth requires food production to increase by 70% before 2050 to meet demand. Pests and diseases are a major constraint to...

£3.5 Million Climate Change Fund Established To Shake Agri-Food Sector

A consortium of leading scientific research and academic institutions has formed to identify innovative solutions to tackle climate change linked to the agri-food sector. The...

Columbia Researcher Studies How Climate Change Affects Crops In India

Kyle Davis is an environmental data scientist whose research seeks to increase food supplies in developing countries. He combines techniques from environmental science and...