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Spilling the Beans on Coffee’s True Identity

People worldwide want their coffee to be both satisfying and reasonably priced. To meet these standards, roasters typically use a blend of two types...

The Regulatory Network of Sugar and Organic Acid in Watermelon Fruit is Revealed

Recently, the innovation project watermelon and melon cultivation and physiology team of Zhengzhou Fruit Research Institute has made new progress in the metabolism regulation...

Aphids Suck: Invasive Aphid Found on Danish Apple Trees

INSECTS The spirea aphid, Aphis spiraecola, an invasive pest, has been discovered for the first time in Denmark by University of Copenhagen researchers. The...

Unique Resistance Gene to Leaf Spot Disease for the First Time Successfully Introduced in Wheat

The fungus Zymoseptoria triciti is one of the most genetically diverse and devastating wheat pathogens in the world. An important step has been taken...

Better Defense for Better Tomatoes

As Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus infects tomato and pepper plants across the globe, seed companies are working on breeding a resistant tomato. Thousands of...

Modern Tomatoes Can’t Get Same Soil Microbe Boost as Ancient Ancestors

Tomato plants are especially vulnerable to foliar diseases that can kill them or impact yield. These problems require a number of pesticides in conventional...

Scientists Reveal Structure Of Plants’ Energy Generators

Researchers have revealed the first atomic structures of the respiratory apparatus that plants use to generate energy, according to a study published today in...

Possible Explanation for More Efficient Maize Growth

Maize has a significantly higher productivity rate compared with many other crops. The particular leaf anatomy and special form of photosynthesis (referred to as...

25 Recommendations for a Greener European Agricultural Policy

In the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), which will take effect after 2022, the European Commission wants Member States to determine how they want...

Sweet Success for Sugar Beet Research Bid

A leading John Innes Centre researcher and colleagues have been awarded European funding to develop innovative molecular solutions to combat a damaging sugar beet...