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Solving the Asian Soybean Rust Puzzle

Scientists have sequenced the Asian soybean rust genome, but what does that mean for the seed industry? In September 2019, an international research collaboration announced...

Hyperspectral Imaging For Sustainable, More Productive Food Crops

Hyperspectral imaging, a growing area in remote sensing, holds the promise of providing a solution for crop monitoring over large areas, and scientists at...

Protecting Europe’s Plants: Pest Survey Cards Go Digital

The first batch of EFSA’s plant pest survey cards are now available in an easy-to-use interactive format. Ten of the existing 28 cards –...

The Future Starts Now

Seed breeders hold the keys to combating climate change. Climate change may seem like a hard case to crack, but seed breeders are working to...

Genetic Discovery Sheds Light on Sodium Tolerance in Barley Crops

Scientists have identified a natural variation in a gene that influences sodium content in barley crops, a finding which may help advance the development...

Global Food Production to be Transformed Using New Technology

The world’s growing population and increasing human welfare will necessitate a 30-70% increase in food production over the next three decades. At the same...

International Seed Federation to Host Virtual Congress

Just as farmers must continue to plant seed and steward the land, the companies and organizations behind that quality seed must continue to operate...

Computomics Contributing to BMBF Funded Project Maze Phase 2

Together with academic and industry partners, Computomics will help to access native diversity in landraces to improve quantitative traits relevant for crop production in...

The Diversity Dynamics of Greenhouse Tomato Varieties

A lot of people think that domestication and plant breeding has led to genetic erosion, including loss of nutritional value, especially in tomato. A...

IKBFU Scientists Have Discovered a Way to Increase Wheat Immunity

lts of the research, which were financed by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research and the government of the Kaliningrad region, were recently published in the...