Food and Agricultural Sciences

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In response to a growing population, the progress of agricultural science has gained attention over the century particularly in regard to issues of food security.

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New technique can reduce the incidence of leafroll disease in vineyards

New technique can reduce the incidence of leafroll disease in vineyards

Measuring agrobiodiversity in farms, markets, and on plates

Measuring agrobiodiversity in farms, markets, and on plates

Hunter-gatherers to have emerged as world’s first farmers, a new study reveals

Hunter-gatherers to have emerged as world’s first farmers, a new study reveals

Researchers finally discover the structure of plant protein NPR1

Researchers finally discover the structure of plant protein NPR1

Tackling Food Waste to Protect Our Planet

Tackling Food Waste to Protect Our Planet

Scientists discover a genetic driver that improves yield traits and protein content in wheat

Scientists discover a genetic driver that improves yield traits and protein content in wheat

Perennial plants could offer a more sustainable solution for future agricultural systems

Perennial plants could offer a more sustainable solution for future agricultural systems

New project to investigate how living organisms respond to reduced pesticide use

New project to investigate how living organisms respond to reduced pesticide use

Climate change may increase aflatoxin problems in US corn

Climate change may increase aflatoxin problems in US corn

Farming Outside of the Box; Creating a More Sustainable Future for Agriculture

Farming Outside of the Box; Creating a More Sustainable Future for Agriculture

IDS Vision Channel: Free web session on "Smart Farming" with guest speakers

IDS Vision Channel: Free web session on "Smart Farming" with guest speakers

Knowledge-guided machine learning model could reduce greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture

Knowledge-guided machine learning model could reduce greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture

Researchers analyze the significance of two-pore channels in plant cells

Researchers analyze the significance of two-pore channels in plant cells

Scientists analyze primary genes that impact flowering time in chickpeas

Scientists analyze primary genes that impact flowering time in chickpeas

Scientists determine drug-resistant mold that infects human lungs

Scientists determine drug-resistant mold that infects human lungs

Understanding the regulation of intramembrane proteases across the tree of life

Understanding the regulation of intramembrane proteases across the tree of life

Scientists identify a new soil amoeba species in Chernevaya taiga

Scientists identify a new soil amoeba species in Chernevaya taiga

Rutgers researchers team up to develop and produce lab-grown, structured meats

Rutgers researchers team up to develop and produce lab-grown, structured meats

Double-stranded RNA provoke bone loss during periodontitis

Double-stranded RNA provoke bone loss during periodontitis

A new breakthrough in the quest to improve photosynthesis in certain crops

A new breakthrough in the quest to improve photosynthesis in certain crops