Food and Agricultural Sciences

What is Agricultural Science?

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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Are farm robots the future of agriculture?

Are farm robots the future of agriculture?

Amateur tasters could differentiate among the barley breeding lines in beer

Amateur tasters could differentiate among the barley breeding lines in beer

Study identifies genetic markers for predicting fatty acid composition of sunflower oil

Study identifies genetic markers for predicting fatty acid composition of sunflower oil

Study investigates people’s response to the use of genome editing in agriculture

Study investigates people’s response to the use of genome editing in agriculture

A new article suggests robotic-based farming relies on current choices to determine whether the future is a utopia or a dystopia

A new article suggests robotic-based farming relies on current choices to determine whether the future is a utopia or a dystopia

Optogenetic control of stomatal guard cells could help prevent transpiration in plants

Optogenetic control of stomatal guard cells could help prevent transpiration in plants

Meat and meat-based substitutes vary widely in their nutritional content

Meat and meat-based substitutes vary widely in their nutritional content

New technique to upcycle beer industry waste hops into cellulose nanofibers

New technique to upcycle beer industry waste hops into cellulose nanofibers

Wetlands constructed along waterways is most effective for reducing agricultural runoff

Wetlands constructed along waterways is most effective for reducing agricultural runoff

Improving the fight against crime using geochemical analysis of soil samples

Improving the fight against crime using geochemical analysis of soil samples

Study explains the rapid adaptation of plants to changing environmental conditions

Study explains the rapid adaptation of plants to changing environmental conditions

Study reveals how plants manage to live alongside each other at the time of stress

Study reveals how plants manage to live alongside each other at the time of stress

Study reveals warmer nights change the rice plant’s biological rhythm

Study reveals warmer nights change the rice plant’s biological rhythm

Study reveals how plants store energy in the thylakoid membrane

Study reveals how plants store energy in the thylakoid membrane

Study confirms protein quality differences among varied food sources

Study confirms protein quality differences among varied food sources

Polyamines with known functionalities can treat age-related disorders

Polyamines with known functionalities can treat age-related disorders

A new system of organic farming could stabilize food security for future populations

A new system of organic farming could stabilize food security for future populations

Study finds link between reduced microbial stability and soil carbon loss

Study finds link between reduced microbial stability and soil carbon loss

Molecular breeding can enhance the quality of olives

Molecular breeding can enhance the quality of olives

Widely used herbicide causes infertility in flowers

Widely used herbicide causes infertility in flowers