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October 21, 2020

My biology career as a ‘plant detective’ - Introducing Dr Guy Polturak, postdoctoral scientist at the John Innes Center

October 12, 2020

Assosementi: bene il Nobel per la scoperta di Crispr, ora l'Europa dia agli agricoltori la possibilità di beneficiare di questa innovazione

October 8, 2020

Deutschland - Nationale Forschungsdateninfrastruktur: "Wir brauchen einen Kulturwandel"

Breakthrough study confirms global food production poses an increasing climate threat

October 2, 2020

¿Es mejor la harina integral? El científico chileno que ayudó a descifrar el genoma del trigo, ahora busca potenciar este alimento

September 23, 2020

Call for papers for Seed Science Research special issue on seed dormancy, germination and pre-harvest sprouting

September 22, 2020

Centers of Innovation will spur global crop development

September 21, 2020

Farmer knowledge is key to finding more resilient crops in climate crisis - A warming climate threatens crop diversity; the 'Seeds for Needs' approach combines farmers' knowledge of resilient crops with 'elite' varieties identified by scientists

September 10, 2020

A virtual workshop sparks lively exchanges among members of the Africa Vegetable Breeding Consortium

September 8, 2020

Plant Science Research Network releases decadal vision 2020-2030 - Research network presents action plan for the plant science community to maximize impact on pressing global issues such as human health and climate change

September 4, 2020

Plant Science Research Network releases decadal vision 2020-2030

Computomics podcast, episode 11 - An interactive metagenomics analysis platform

August 31, 2020

PMA webinar event - How consumer flavor preferences drive breeding technology (Hortidaily)

August 28, 2020

When plants and their microbes are not in sync, the results can be disastrous (The Conversation)

August 27, 2020

Herbicide blamed for monarch butterfly population decline

August 21, 2020

The more favorable attitude of the citizens toward GMOs supports a new regulatory framework in the European Union (GM Crops & Food)

August 18, 2020

Back to the future of wheat (High Plains Journal)

July 31, 2020

Forschen für die Anpassung an den Klimawandel

July 30, 2020

Are cover crops negatively impacting row crops?

India - Conducive regulation for adoption of new plant breeding technologies (ANI)

July 29, 2020

Decline of bees, other pollinators threatens U.S. crop yields - Largest study of its kind highlights risk to global food security

July 10, 2020

Farmers' climate change conundrum: Low yields or revenue instability

July 7, 2020

Agriculture - a climate villain? Maybe not! A proposal to rethink agriculture in the climate calculations
Lantbrukets roll som klimatbov kan ifrågasättas

June 26, 2020

Breaking Ground: Lennart Woltering is a catalyst for achieving sustainable impact at scale - CIMMYT Scaling Advisor emphasizes importance of context and systemic thinking in how we do our research and implement projects

How local knowledge contributes to agricultural innovation

June 23, 2020

New study reveals use of antibiotics on crops is more widespread than previously thought

June 19, 2020

Eiweißversorgung der Zukunft – Gesund und klimafreundlich
Protein supply of the future - healthy and climate-friendly

June 16, 2020

Roadmap laid out for next generation of crops for high productivity and resilience to climate change

June 11, 2020

A Sunflower Story - The Crop Trust’s Luis Salazar visits Argentina, where our Crop Wild Relatives Project pre-breeding partners from INTA, the National Agricultural Technology Institute, are evaluating hundreds of new crosses between wild and domesticated sunflowers

June 3, 2020

Global warming will lift agriculture weed threat


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