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New Research Reveals Plant Control With the Power of Light

University of East Anglia scientists have helped find a way to control different plant processes - such as when they grow - using nothing...

Hutton to Participate in European Research on Integrated Pest Management

Agricultural scientists of the James Hutton Institute have been awarded £220,000 by Horizon 2020, the European Union’s research and innovation programme, to find ways...

Study Reveals DNA Secrets of 100 Tomato Types

When Pulitzer Prize and Grammy award winner Kendrick Lamar rapped "I got millions, I got riches buildin' in my DNA," he almost certainly wasn't...

Coffee, Cocoa and Vanilla: An Opportunity For More Trees in Tropical Agricultural Landscapes

The cultivation of coffee, cocoa and vanilla secures the income of many small-holder farmers and is also a driver of land-use change in many...

Improved Heat-Resistant Wheat Varieties Are Identified

Wheat, in its own right, is one of the most important foods in the world. It is a staple food for more than 2.5...

Crop Pathogens ‘Remarkably Adaptable’

Pathogens that attack agricultural crops show remarkable adaptability to new climates and new plant hosts, new research shows. Researchers at the Department of Biosciences, University...

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...