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A newly developed facility looks to safeguard important crop microbiome research and enable sustainable production of six major food crops in UK.
To better understand how opinions affect the success of a control campaign, researchers coupled a mathematical model of the spread of a disease with a model of human behaviour that incorporates findings from a survey of growers.
The high fibre white flour that the research team produced is said to contain as much as twice the fibre of traditional white flour, paving the way for healthier white bread.
Omega-3 levels have declined in recent years, and this study may help return omega-3 levels in farmed fish to those from over a decade ago.
The money is expected to develop scientific breakthroughs in crop research and innovation.
The costs of weed management have doubled due to evolved herbicide resistance. Now, new research has offered important insights into diversifying management which is suggested as a possible technique for reducing the evolution of resistance.
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...
26 June 2015 | By Victoria White
The results of the genetically modified (GM) wheat field trial held by Rothamsted Research in 2012-2013 have been announced...