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Dr Kim Hammond-Kosack, Research Programme Leader Wheat Pathogenomics at Rothamsted Research, explores how big data analyses and knowledge networks can be used to protect global wheat crops from infectious diseases.
Richard Teague, from Rangeland, Wildlife and Fisheries Management, Texas A&M University, provides more insight into sustainable agroecosystems, focussing on cropping using regenerative agricultural principles.
The University of Guelph present the future of crop protection and production: Apivectoring is a technology that harnesses the natural power of bees.
In this North America April 2020 edition, David Goff at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, details the support for heart and vascular health research.
Didier Andrivon from INRA directs our thoughts to potato and tomato blights in Europe and as such, argues that multi-actor research is crucial for sustainable control.
Felix Dapare Dakora from Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa, provides a fascinating insight into the world of biological nitrogen fixation in legumes, including the opportunities for green agriculture and increased food security in Africa.
Sabrina Ruzanski & Emanuele Zannini detail PROTEIN2FOOD, a project that concerns pioneering crops for future generations, most notably, accelerating protein transitions with new plant-based foods.
Aarthi Janakiraman, Research Manager, Chemicals and Advanced Materials at TechVision, Frost & Sullivan, provides further insight into crops, focussing on wheat, the demand of which is set to increase by at least 50% before 2050.
Geneviève Savigny, Member of the European Economic and Social Committee, argues that agroecology is the way towards sustainability in Europe’s farming.
Aarthi Janakiraman, Industry Manager, Chemicals and Advanced Materials at TechVision, Frost & Sullivan, provides an in-depth focus on wheat cultivation across the globe, within the wider field of agriculture and crops.
Didier Andrivon from INRA underlines late blight and organic crops, including solving the arduous copper equation.
Richard Teague from Ecosystem Science and Management, highlights how regenerative grazing and cropping can be used to create a sustainable and resilient agroecosystem.
Here, Alberto Mantovani discusses how to balance chemical pesticides with crop-protection and food security, referring to the ever-evolving European framework.
Discussing late blight, Dr Didier Andrivon of INRA asks: is it the top (or bottom) of a much larger, re-emerging parasitic complex ?
Here, Dr Steven Running dives into the questions of Net Primary Product and ongoing climate change, to illuminate what the global limits of the biosphere are.
With the demand for local produce constantly rising due to environmental, economic and quality reasons, Johnathan Bulmer, MD at Cleveland Containers, has urged for more pick up on container farming.
Didier Andrivon from INRA details why an intimate knowledge and understanding of the potato late blight pathogen and its evolution are key towards sustainable control.
Aarthi Janakiraman, Industry Manager, Chemicals and Advanced Materials at TechVision, Frost & Sullivan, discusses advances in plant pathology, with a focus on the impact of this on tomato diseases.
Aarthi Janakiraman, Industry Manager, Chemicals and Advanced Materials at TechVision, Frost & Sullivan, shares his thoughts on the popular potato crop, as well as the potato blight (both early and late) which remains a major threat to production.
Philippe Rolshausen, Cooperative Extension Specialist based at University of California, Riverside, explains how the plant microbiome can be harnessed for commercial applications.