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Utilizing Food Waste to Feed a Growing, 'Nutritionally Insecure' World
This article looks at ways to utilise food waste to feed a growing, 'nutritionally insecure' world....
Innovation in Rural Areas Improve Agriculture, Health Care
The current special issue of "Technology and Innovation" is devoted to articles on both innovations in rural regions and general articles...
Synthetic Biology Approach Improves Photosynthesis
Assembling a compartment inside chloroplasts of flowering plants has the potential to improve the efficiency of photosynthesis....
Plant Growth Hormones Measured to Prepare for Climate Change
Floods and droughts are increasingly in the news, and climate experts say their frequency will only go up in the future. ...
Nitrogen Pollution Models Reviewed
Computer models can be powerful tools when developing policies to address nitrogen pollution from agriculture. In a new study, researchers...
Water, Agricultural Development in the Flinders, Gilbert Catchments of North Queensland
CSIRO has completed, for the Australian Government, an investigation of opportunities for water and agricultural development in the...
Loss of Biodiversity Limits Toxin Degradation
You might not think of microbes when you consider biodiversity, but it turns out that even a moderate loss of less than 5 per cent...
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...
Researchers Study Hydromulches with Guar Gum Substitutes
In the US, you’ve probably driven past highway crews that are busily spraying a green coating on newly graded slopes. ...
No-till Soybean Fields Give (Even Some Rare) Birds a Foothold in Illinois
Researchers report in a new study that several bird species – some of them relatively rare – are making extensive use of soybean...
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,...
Research Reveals How Farmers Could Mitigate Nitrous Oxide Emissions
Farmers may be able to help reduce emissions of the greenhouse gas nitrous oxide (N2O) by incorporating copper into crop fertilisation...
Intensive and Integrated Farm Systems Using Fermentation of Swine Effluent in Brazil
In a report for the FAO, I. Bergier, E. Soriano, G. Wiedman and A. Kososki outline a project in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso...
Crafting a Better Enzyme Cocktail to Turn Plants into Fuel Faster
Scientists looking to create a potent blend of enzymes to transform materials like corn stalks and wood chips into fuels have developed...
Estimating the Biodiesel Supply Curve
In examining the relationship between the profitability of biodiesel production and the quantity of biodiesel produced, it was noted...
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