• phys.org | 3/7/2019 | Staff
    A metabolite in plants that regulates the growth of anchor roots—vital for sustaining water and nutrient uptake in plants—has been identified and may have useful applications in agriculture.
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  • ScienceDaily | 12/26/2019 | Staff
    But there are no written or oral histories to describe them. The domesticated forms of the lost crops are thought to be extinct. Writing in the Journal of Ethnobiology, Natalie Muellert, assistant...
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  • phys.org | 11/11/2019 | Staff
    Make some room in the garden, you storied three sisters: the winter squash, climbing beans and the vegetable we know as corn. Grown together, newly examined "lost crops" could have produced enough...
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  • phys.org | 11/7/2019 | Staff
    Genes have been identified that confer resistance to multiple leaf rust species in barley. The findings by an international team, led by KAUST researchers, could transform the breeding of durable...
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  • phys.org | 8/19/2019 | Staff
    One of the biggest contemporary challenges for humanity is to safeguard food security for current and future generations. A growing demand and a steady increase of the world population—nearly 10...
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  • phys.org | 2/4/2013 | Staff
    Soil organic matter has long been known to benefit farmers. The carbon in this organic matter acts as a food source for soil microbes, which then provide other nutrients to the crops grown.
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  • phys.org | 7/24/2015 | Staff
    Protecting crops from pests and pathogens without using toxic pesticides has been a longtime goal of farmers. Researchers at Boyce Thompson Institute have found that compounds from an unlikely...
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