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Software to Improve Sugar Beet Production
Neiker-Tecnalia in coordination with the consulting firms HAZI Fundazioa (rural, shoreline and food development) and IK Ingeniería...
Payback Soil Carbon from Pasture Conversion to Sugarcane Droduction
The reduction of soil carbon stock caused by the conversion of pasture areas into sugarcane plantations – a very common change in...
Why is Bioenergy Important?
BBSRC has supported world-leading bioscience for over two decades. In a series of articles during its 20th anniversary, we will be...
Rabobank: Consolidation Needed to Create Value in European Biscuits Sector
Although the €12 billion Western European biscuits market has maintained steady growth in recent years, the sector presents great...
Bacteria to Aid Sustainable Sugarcane Production
Scientists have discovered a bacterium that could reduce the use of fertiliser in sugarcane production and improve yield. ...
Deciphering the Secret of the Sugar Beet
An international team of researchers from Bielefeld University, Germany, the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) in Barcelona, Spain,...
Designer Sugarcane Researched to Produce Biofuels
Remember switchgrass? In his State of the Union address in 2006, President George W. Bush suggested scientists use switchgrass to produce...
Biofuels Influence on Nutrient Use, Removal in US
Nutrient use and management will likely be impacted significantly within the next 5 years through grain-based ethanol production, writes...
A New Look at Where Our Food Dollars Go
The ERS marketing bill has been a popular statistical series for food market observers interested in knowing the costs of getting food...
New Possibilities for Efficient Biofuel Production
Limited availability of fossil fuels stimulates the search for different energy resources. The use of biofuels is one of the alternatives....
Improving 'Crop Per Drop' Could Boost Global Food Security, Water Sustainability
Improvements in crop water productivity — the amount of food produced per unit of water consumed — have the potential to improve...
How Sweet it is: Energy from Plants
The Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy (ARPA-E) program managers recently selected an Illinois project for a visit from U.S....
Limiting Bioenergy Crops to Marginal Land Won't Work
Large-scale cultivation of bioenergy crops on marginal land is unfeasible, according to a recent study. While limiting bioenergy crops...
Brazil Increases Sugarcane Production, Researchers See Climate Effects
Conversion of large swaths of Brazilian land for sugar plantations will help the country meet its needs for producing cane-derived...
New 'Scarecrow' Gene Might Trigger Boost in Food Production
With projections of 9.5 billion people by 2050, humanity faces the challenge of feeding modern diets to additional mouths while using...
 
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