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Innovation by ancient farmers adds to biodiversity of the Amazon, study shows
Innovation by ancient farmers to improve soil fertility continues to have an impact on the biodiversity of the Amazon, a major new...
Soybean Innovation Lab is connecting people around the globe with new, free online course
The Soybean Innovation Lab (SIL) recently launched Africa’s first free, open-access, certificate-based online course in integrated...
Dutch sorghum: lacking nutritional value and less residual nitrogen
Most sorghum varieties had lower dry matter and higher protein yields with lower digestion coefficients of the organic matter (Vcos)...
How to reduce the risk of bacterial diseases in greenhouse horticulture
While plant pathogenic bacteria are small, they can cause major problems in the greenhouse cultivation of vegetables and ornamental...
Genes controlling mycorrhizal colonization discovered in soybean
Like most plants, soybeans pair up with soil fungi in a symbiotic mycorrhizal relationship. In exchange for a bit of sugar, the fungus...
Chinese tariff rate quota policy severely impacted U.S. wheat exports, study shows
The U.S. and China recently agreed to a phase one trade deal that aims to resolve the current trade war between the two countries....
Multi-year trial of corn and crop rotation from drone's view
Since 2009 a trial has been held in Lelystad in which different crop rotation and tillage systems are compared. This year, drone recordings...
Illinois study shows universally positive effect of cover crops on soil microbiome
Only a fraction of conventional row crop farmers grow cover crops after harvest, but a new global analysis from the University of Illinois...
From northern billabongs – a new future for rice
Wild rice growing in northern Australia’s crocodile-infested waters could help boost global food security, say University of Queensland...
Against the grain: soil constraints holding back Australian wheat
A model developed by researchers at The University of Queensland could address soil problems that cost Australia’s wheat producers...
Robust and biodiverse silage maize cultivation
Snijmais plays a prominent role in the Dutch landscape, the crop is grown on more than 200,000 hectares. ...
Scientists track the invasion of herbicide-resistant weed into Canada
A team including scientists from the University of Illinois has identified the ways in which glyphosate-resistant waterhemp has emerged...
Flood-tolerant crops for the future climate
A flood can ruin a potato harvest in just 24 hours. However, by understanding the plant's defence mechanisms against flooding, it is...
Climate-smart agricultural practices increase maize yield in Malawi
Climate change creates extreme weather patterns that are especially challenging for people in developing countries and can severely...
Study: Multiscale crop modeling effort required to assess climate change adaptation
Crop modeling is essential for understanding how to secure the food supply as the planet adapts to climate change. ...
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