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The data patterns allowed researchers to develop a matrix to predict the traits of rice plants depending on their genetics and the environment in which they are grown, which they said could be adapted and utilised for other crop types.
As antibiotic usage drops, the National Pork Board is monitoring a once-mighty bacterial swine disease now sparsely recorded in the US. Here, Tyler A. McNeil explores the infection’s wrath, halt, rebound and future.
The scientists highlighted that more and better research on antibiotics in animals is urgently needed to help guide decision-making on the best and safest use of antibiotics in future.
The report, from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, has recommended strategies and a framework that regulatory agencies worldwide can adopt to support the availability of good quality, safe food and medicines globally, and identifies areas of greatest risk.
Researchers have identified that prairie strips could transform farmland by reducing the loss of two key nutrients, and reducing soil loss.