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Septoria Pathogen “Hijacks” Wheat Crop Defences
Wheat represents one of the most important food crops worldwide and its yields are continuously under threat from plant diseases often...
Global Invasion of Crop Pests Coming
Many of the world's most important crop-producing countries will be fully saturated with pests by the middle of the century if current...
New Hope for Powdery Mildew Resistant Barley
AUSTRALIA - New research at the University of Adelaide has opened the way for the development of new lines of barley with resistance...
Old Ways Help Modern Maize Defend Itself
Many modern crops have high productivity, but have lost their ability to produce certain defence chemicals, making them vulnerable...
Boron Tolerance Discovery for Higher Wheat Yields
Australian scientists have identified the genes in wheat that control tolerance to a significant yield-limiting soil condition found...
Research Finds a Way to Protect Crops from Pests, Disease
A team of international researchers has uncovered a mechanism by which plants are able to better defend themselves against disease-causing...
Dissecting a Potato Pathogen’s Hiding Place
Researchers are leaving no stone unturned when it comes to finding new ways of managing zebra chip disease and the insect that can...
Discovery of the Tsetse Fly Genome Makes African Farmers Hopeful
AFRICA - Scientists have cracked the genetic code of the tsetse fly hematophagous, giving hope that the discovery will help in future...
Wheat Researcher Fights Disease in North Dakota’s Major Crop
A driving force behind Maricelis Acevedo’s research is to make a difference. ...
Disease Found on Common Wild Grass Affects Barley
Scientists from Rothamsted Research have shed light on the role of wild grasses as a source of fungal pathogens able to initiate leaf...
One Man’s Paddy Gene Pool Collection
We were at Narisho, a tiny interior Orissa state’s village, in Khurda district. What took us there was the amazing rice diversity...
Discovery Offers Bio-solution to Severe Canola Crop Losses
A genetic discovery by a University of Calgary-led international research team offers a solution to a long-standing "green seed problem"...
Wheat: Identifying Aphids Infected with Barley Yellow Dwarf
A team of researchers, extension specialists and agents at Kansas State University is working with wheat producers to determine what...
Soybean Reproductive Stages: Properly Staging Important to Management Decisions
Properly staging soybeans is important as many management decisions are stage-dependent, writes Laura Lindsey and Ed Lentz, with The...
Pioneer: Cool, Moist Conditions Early Season Increase SDS Potential
For nearly 40 years, sudden death syndrome (SDS) has ranked second only to soybean cyst nematode (SCN) in damage to soybean crops....
 
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