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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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