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An interdisciplinary research team found that conservation efforts aiming to "return land to a pristine state" without humans will fail - as Indigenous societies are responsible for "millennia" of biodiversity.
Food Insecurity is a major issue in the recent pandemic for people in countries throughout Africa and most of the world.
Zachary Senwo, PhD, Professor, tells us what we need to know about soil rhizosphere, agriculture and human health.
Dr Joel R. Coats, Distinguished Professor of Entomology & Toxicology, explains biopesticides in the field of natural pest control.
Charlotte Coates, Peter G. Kevan & Saira Espinosa from the University of Guelph, explore how apivectoring is innovating agricultural systems with its method of precision biological control.
Prof Charlotte Jacobsen from the National Food Institute, DTU, explains how proteins can be extracted from red seaweed sustainably.
Dr. Björn Örvar from ORF Genetics, enlightens us on the firm’s innovative plant biotechnology offerings, derived from barley plants.
David Green, Executive Director at U.S. Sustainability Alliance and a commentator and advisor on food and agriculture for GreenOrange, argues that gene-edited crops are not GMOs 2.0.
A new strain of climate-ready Thai Hommali Rice (THM) is hoping to save the world winning rice from extinction due to extreme changes in climate.
Dr. Joel R. Coats, Distinguished Professor of Entomology & Toxicology, sheds some light on the causes of everchanging insecticide resistance.
Here, Alberto Troccoli explains why and how Europe’s H2020 project SECLI-FIRM continues to offer accurate seasonal climate forecasting which can reduce risk and cost alike for energy and water businesses.
Fourth-generation soybean and corn farmer Monte Peterson explains why he uses genetically modified crops (GMOs) to farm more sustainably and safely.
Sergio Ponsá talks about the valorization of the wastes generated by the dairy industry to recover phosphorous, a relevant macronutrient for plant growth that currently depends on a critical raw material.
Purple rice, generating genetic diversity, breeding-by-design, large-scale stabilised mutant collection, forward and reverse screening are all discussed here by Prof Dr Apichart Vanavichit from the Rice Science Center, Kasetsart University, Thailand.
Chang-Soo KIM, Professor at the Missouri University of Science and Technology, discusses the importance of developing a deeper understanding about how plant roots find water.
In this African and Asian agriculture for 2021 focus, options for managing fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) in maize and sorghum are discussed by experts in the field Richard E. Goodman and Joseph E. Huesing.
BETA Technological Centre works to improve sustainable rural development through multiple disciplines, combining a field of knowledge.
Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Group charts the influence of synthetic pesticides on human health and the global ecosystem.
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.
Aarthi Janakiraman, Research Manager, Chemicals and Advanced Materials at TechVision, Frost & Sullivan, ponders if R&D activities raise rice to the league of superfoods.