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Oilseed Rape Genome Sequenced
An International consortium of more than 30 research institutes, coordinated by scientists at INRA and CEA-Genoscope and associating...
Multi-gene Engineering Could Enhance Seed Oil in Oilseed Crops
A team of researchers have published the first study to focus on multiple genes that control steps in the pathway for seed oil production...
What Environments Are Best for Bee Health?
Diverse agri-environmental schemes which combine flowering crops with semi-natural habitats, such as grasslands and hedgerows, will...
Adoption of Direct Seeding Improves Soil Quality
Starting in the early 1980’s, prairie farmers gradually switched from conventional tillage to adopt direct seeding, the seeding of...
It’s All in the Genes - Preventing Rapeseed Crop Failure
Understanding what affects the resistance genes in rapeseed crops is the focus of a new Marie Curie Fellowship research project being...
Soya Protein Replaced by Rapeseed Protein
In Jena, Germany, more than 500 million people are suffering from a lack of adequate protein in their diet. ...
Long-Term Prospects for Agriculture Reflect Growing Demand for Food, Fiber, and Fuel
A number of developments in the agricultural sector have put upward pressure on farm-commodity prices over the past decade. These include...
Using Their Genes Against Them: Fighting Insect Pests with Genetic Targeting
When you look out on a golden-yellow field of oilseed rape you might not think you're seeing a battleground, but crops including oilseed...
Uncertainties About GHG Emissions Saving of Rapeseed Biodiesel
During the last couple of years, the renewable energy strategy of the European Union (EU) and the proposed policies and regulations,...
New Method Associates Genetic Variation with Crop Traits
A new technique will allow plant breeders to introduce valuable crop traits even without access to the full genome sequence of that...
Sustainable Agriculture: Wider Debate of Farming Techniques Needed
There is a need to broaden the debate on sustainable food security from a straight comparison between organic and conventional farming...
Biocontrol Trial Results Fast-track New Weapon for Growers
Encouraging results from southern field trials of a new biological agent to combat snails in grain crops have researchers on track...
Be the Early Bird on Summer Weed Control
Western Australian growers are urged to control summer weeds as soon as possible, even it means getting out the boomspray while completing...
Russian Federation: GOR Ag Development Forecast for 2012-2014
An overview of the Russian Ministry of Economic Development's macroeconomic assumptions and sector-specific production forecasts on...
Russia Oilseeds and Products December Update
Russia harvested a record oilseeds crop in 2011. FAS Moscow forecasts oilseeds production at 11.6 million metric tons (MMT), a nearly...
 
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