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Can too much land management harm the ecosystem?

Land management is the way that Indigenous people have maintained a biodiverse world for generations, but now, does climate intervention from too many sources threaten to harm the ecosystem?
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Technology can track crop diseases impacting food security in Africa

New research shows how food security in Africa could be protected by an algorithm that can track diseases in banana crops.
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International policy required to control exploited fish stocks

Up until recent Brexit negotiations, discussion over exploited fish stocks has always been National: Where is the international policy agreement?
agroecosystem sustainability

Farmers and landowners are the keystone species for agroecosystem sustainability

University of Guelph scientists explain here that farmers and landowners are the keystone species to consider when it comes to AgrECOLture and agroecosystem sustainability.
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How DNA technology helps control the premium quality of Thai Hom Mali Rice

Professor Dr Apichart Vanavichit, at the Rice Science Center, explains how DNA technology can create a high-quality Thai Jasmine Rice.
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Battling a locust infestation during a global pandemic

Andre Laperriere, Executive Director of Global Open Data for Agriculture & Nutrition shares his thoughts on battling a locust infestation in the time of a global pandemic.
sustainable future of livestock

The sustainable future of livestock: Cows in forests

Dr Yuri Yamazaki from the Faculty of Regional Environmental Science at Tokyo University of Agriculture, describes encountering cows in forests and urges us to think about the sustainable future of livestock.
insecticide resistance

What causes insecticide resistance?

Dr. Joel R. Coats, Distinguished Professor of Entomology & Toxicology, sheds some light on the causes of everchanging insecticide resistance.
crop variety

Agriculture: Finding the crop variety with a stronger root force toward higher yield

Chang-Soo Kim, Professor from Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering – Missouri University of Science and Technology, details his expertise on finding the crop variety with a stronger root force toward higher yield in this agriculture focus.
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How innovation is helping U.S. farmers rise to the challenges of COVID-19

The role of technology and innovation in helping farmers overcome the challenges of COVID-19 and meet future demands are discussed here by David Green from the U.S. Sustainability Alliance.
Fertilising products

From farm to market: Upcycling manure to improved fertilising products

Laia Llenas explains the FERTIMANURE project, which aims to close the manure nutrient cycle by providing innovative manure management strategies and business models to take new fertilising products to the EU market.

SSEC: Ongoing investments and research projects

Here, Bengt Fellbe discusses the progress of investments and research projects.
Sustainable agriculture

Sustainable agriculture in Japan

Open Access Government explores how Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries is working towards sustainably reducing the environmental impact of agriculture and livestock.
plant protein fertilisers

Plant protein discovery could decrease our dependence on fertilisers

Researchers have discovered a protein in plant roots that could improve the tolerance of crops to climate change and reduce the need for chemical fertilisers.
superfoods

Can R&D activities raise rice to the league of superfoods?

Aarthi Janakiraman, Research Manager, Chemicals and Advanced Materials at TechVision, Frost & Sullivan, ponders if R&D activities raise rice to the league of superfoods.
global methane emissions

Global methane emissions reach record high levels

Global methane emissions have reached the highest levels on record caused by coal mining, oil and natural gas production, cattle and sheep ranching, and landfill.
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94% of wild bee and plant species lost due to climate change and agricultural...

According to researchers from York University, climate change and agricultural developments are responsible for a 94% loss of wild bee and native plant species networks.
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Locust outbreak in India continues to harm food security

Andre Laperriere, the Executive Director of Global Open Data for Agriculture & Nutrition (GODAN) discusses the locust outbreak in India.
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Agricultural practices in Thailand maximise rice production and cultivation

Open Access Government explores Thailand’s Department of Agriculture, and how it is a centre of excellence particularly regarding its research and development of rice cultivation.
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Agriculture focus: Legumes contribute to a better world

Roger Vickers, CEO of the Processors and Growers Research Organisation explains the LegValue project and how in the world of agriculture, legumes contribute to a better world.

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