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University of Illinois - Articles and news items

Soil management may help stabilise maize yield in the face of climate change

Industry news  •  21 September 2016  •  University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES)

Experts at the University of Illinois have found that correct soil management could stabilise maize yield in the face of global warming…

Superfood broccoli about to become even more super

Industry news  •  23 June 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

University of Illinois researchers have identified candidate genes controlling the accumulation of phenolic compounds in broccoli…

Structures of vegetable surfaces contribute to foodborne illness

Industry news  •  23 March 2016  •  Victoria White

Researchers have studied the ability of pathogenic viruses to adhere to fresh produce surfaces to understand the incidences of foodborne illness…

Broccoli may offer protection against liver cancer

Industry news  •  10 March 2016  •  Victoria White

A new study reports that including broccoli in the diet may protect against liver cancer and aid in countering the development of fatty liver or nonalcoholic fatty liver disease…

Researchers take a closer look at the science of frying food

Industry news  •  26 February 2016  •  Victoria White

Food scientists have taken a closer look at what exactly goes on inside food during frying in order to improve products…


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