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Breadfruit cultivation shows potential to contribute to climate-resilient food systems

Breadfruit cultivation shows potential to contribute to climate-resilient food systems

UF scientists know why 'aromatic' blueberries taste good

UF scientists know why 'aromatic' blueberries taste good

Study finds a nutrition-based solution to restore milk production during warm weather

Study finds a nutrition-based solution to restore milk production during warm weather

Researchers use synthetic polymers as alternatives to nucleate the formation of biofilms

Researchers use synthetic polymers as alternatives to nucleate the formation of biofilms

Study provides insight into how to increase adoption of sustainable practices in organic farms

Study provides insight into how to increase adoption of sustainable practices in organic farms

Study explores labor time-use on Irish pasture-based dairy farms

Study explores labor time-use on Irish pasture-based dairy farms

Scientists expand entomological research using genome editing

Scientists expand entomological research using genome editing

Newly discovered gene opens the door to cereal varieties with deeper roots

Newly discovered gene opens the door to cereal varieties with deeper roots

Applying AI technology to boost Florida’s ailing citrus industry

Applying AI technology to boost Florida’s ailing citrus industry

Research elucidates why cultivated rye is less resistant than wild species

Research elucidates why cultivated rye is less resistant than wild species

Exploring Trichoderma and its beneficial effects for plants

Exploring Trichoderma and its beneficial effects for plants

Researchers develop sustainable solutions to trick pathogens’ chemical communication with plants

Researchers develop sustainable solutions to trick pathogens’ chemical communication with plants

Researchers investigate the effects of urbanization on bee communities in smallholder farms

Researchers investigate the effects of urbanization on bee communities in smallholder farms

Using microorganisms from ruderal plants to enhance drought-resilience of crops

Using microorganisms from ruderal plants to enhance drought-resilience of crops

Research finds mechanism triggering flowering plants to produce fruits and seeds

Research finds mechanism triggering flowering plants to produce fruits and seeds

Rice University bioscientists use CRISPR to activate “silent” bacterium genes

Rice University bioscientists use CRISPR to activate “silent” bacterium genes

Octoploids help switchgrass to thrive in new environments

Octoploids help switchgrass to thrive in new environments

Discovery makes rodents the only mammal to show farming behavior other than humans

Discovery makes rodents the only mammal to show farming behavior other than humans

Improvements to weed management based on timing of emergence

Improvements to weed management based on timing of emergence

How Important is the European Ecosystem to Life Sciences Research?

How Important is the European Ecosystem to Life Sciences Research?