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Canola and Bees - a Sweet Relationship
Canola is the main crop for honey production in Western Canada. Wherever you find canola, you’ll find honeybees, according to the...
Canola Genome Sequence Reveals Evolutionary 'Love Triangle'
An international team of scientists including researchers from the University of Georgia recently published the genome of Brassica...
Multi-gene Engineering Could Enhance Seed Oil in Oilseed Crops
A team of researchers have published the first study to focus on multiple genes that control steps in the pathway for seed oil production...
Discovery Offers Bio-solution to Severe Canola Crop Losses
A genetic discovery by a University of Calgary-led international research team offers a solution to a long-standing "green seed problem"...
Improving 'Crop Per Drop' Could Boost Global Food Security, Water Sustainability
Improvements in crop water productivity — the amount of food produced per unit of water consumed — have the potential to improve...
Weed Management in Era of Glyphosate Resistance
The development of glyphosate-resistant crops is one of the most important weed management innovations in the history of agriculture....
Study: Impacts of Genetically Engineered Crops on Pesticide Use in the US
Genetically engineered, herbicide-resistant and insect-resistant crops have been remarkable commercial successes in the United States....
FAO: World Cereal Production Forecast to Fall by 2.7 Per Cent
Global cereal supply and demand balance is forecast to tighten considerably in 2012/13, due mainly to declines in wheat and maize production,...
Factors Affecting Nutritive Value of Canola Meal for Poultry
Reviewing the progress made in improving canola meal for poultry diets, researchers based in Canada highlighted that the development...
Screening Technique Uncovers 5 New Plant Activator Compounds
A new high-throughput screening technique developed by researchers at the RIKEN Plant Science Center (PSC) has been used to uncover...
Herbicide-resistant Weeds: Current Challenges, New Tools
The ongoing evolution of herbicide-resistant weeds is a source of worry in Illinois, said University of Illinois professor of molecular...
UK Farm Sector Worth £5.69 billion
Total Income from farming is estimated to have risen by 25 per cent in real terms over the last year after adjusting for inflation,...
New Research Reveals Challenges in GM Crop Regulatory Process
A new innovation can completely reshape an industry - inspiring both optimism and debate. ...
ABARES: Public Investment in Agricultural R&D and Extension
Productivity growth in the broadacre industry has slowed recently, focusing attention on the instruments available to government and...
Russia Oilseeds and Products December Update
Russia harvested a record oilseeds crop in 2011. FAS Moscow forecasts oilseeds production at 11.6 million metric tons (MMT), a nearly...
 
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