Crops

Enzyme biodiversity key to future of crops

corn agriculture field crop oragriculture FlickrA research study conducted in collaboration between Lancaster University and the University of Illinois have made an important advance in understanding the natural diversity of a key plant enzyme which could help address the threat of global food security

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Salinity-tolerant rice varieties produce high yields in Myanmar

rice field 64525258N00 FLCIKRSixty farmers participated in evaluating new salinity-tolerant rice varieties in a farmer’s field in Meikhtilar District, Mandalay to identify new high-yielding varieties

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Food price index continues rise in June

grain maryshattock flickrInternational food commodity prices shot up 4.2 per cent in June, the highest monthly increase in the last four years

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Scientists to use drones to boost food production

China cropsScientists from the United Kingdom are ensuring China is able to meet demands for food production through the use of aerial drones

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Corn silages enhancing crop contamination, says study

Maize2A new research study has found corn silages are to blame for aiding crop contamination

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