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Trans-sectorial approaches sustainable disease control across agribusiness districts

Professor Laura Grenville-Briggs shares her stance on working together to counter the threat of oomycete diseases, focussing on trans-sectoral approaches to support sustainable plant and fish production systems in Europe.

Assessing Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl sustances (PFAS) in urban, rural, and minority-owned agriculture in the...

As the global community aims to feed the 8 billion people on the planet, assessing PFAS substances in urban and rural agriculture becomes an important component of the mission.

Seaweed farming: Biomass production from algae

Algae are a high-potential yet underexplored source of renewable biomass, could seaweed farming be the future for biomass production?

Global food security – Part 4; Enhancing a struggling food system

Professor Curtis R Youngs, the M.E. Ensminger Endowed Chair of International Animal Agriculture at Iowa State University, analyses the flaws of the food system in his fourth part analysis of global food security.

Exploring the partnership between agricultural and social welfare sectors

Hiroyuki Tsunashima, a designated lecturer at Urban Resilience Research Center, Osaka Metropolitan University investigates the link between the agricultural and social welfare sectors.
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The next green revolution of organic rice

Professor Apichart Vanavichit, PhD, Rice Genomic Breeding Expert at Rice Science Center, heralds the next green revolution of organic rice.

The city FEEDS the city and FERTILIZES the countryside: sustainable food production

The circular and sustainable food production system of the future is already here. FaaS - Farming as a Service has been launched in Sweden through ICA Maxi in Sundsvall.
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Innovation in Territorial Food Systems: Collaboration is Key

Professor Moya Kneafsey at the Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience argues the importance of EU and national public policies in the transition toward sustainable territorial food systems.
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Treatment decision algorithms for childhood tuberculosis

James Seddon, Reader in Global Child Health at Imperial College London, discusses the development of treatment decision algorithms for childhood tuberculosis.
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International agriculture and rural development

International agriculture and rural development experiences have become critical in the training of food and agriculture majors Our world is changing exponentially and unleashing sets...
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Deteriorating soil health: ‘A teaspoon of soil contains more life than there are humans...

Christine Sprunger, an Assistant Professor of Soil Health at Michigan State University explores soil health, arguing “a teaspoon of soil contains more life than there are humans on Earth”.
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Global food security – Part 3

Curtis R Youngs, Professor & M.E. Ensminger Endowed Chair of International Animal Agriculture, continues his discussion of global food security.
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How can we achieve sustainable protection against oomycete and fungal crop diseases?

Professor Laura Grenville-Briggs Didymus from the Department of Plant Protection Biology, at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences suggests methods of protection against oomycete and fungal crop diseases.
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Can rice yield more with less water?

Examining global warming and rice yield productivity with Professor Dr Apichart Vanavichit, Director of the Rice Science Center.

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