The researchers are imploring farmers to change the way they prepare soil for seed bedding as the study claims that the current tilling methods used will lead to markedly decreased crop yields in the future.
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Bushmeat is a controversial food source, but new research suggests that anaemia cases would increase if “vulnerable” children in the Amazon rainforest were denied it.
Food subsidy programmes are considered a key component of efforts to combat food insecurity and malnutrition around the globe, but the study of an Indian programme has raised some concerns.
The scientist found that by swapping just one amino acid in wheat's enzyme specific-protein, the plant was prompted to produce enzymes faster in hotter temperatures, providing potential protection for the crop in hotter climates.
29 January 2016 | By Victoria White
Researchers have been investigating a naturally occurring plant enzyme known as Rubisco to explore its ability to boost photosynthesis and increase crop yields...