Food and Agricultural Sciences News and Research

Latest Food and Agricultural Sciences News and Research

Monitoring pollen levels using environmental DNA

Monitoring pollen levels using environmental DNA

Tackling climate change using green energy

Tackling climate change using green energy

Study reveals a promising material to control root-knot nematodes

Study reveals a promising material to control root-knot nematodes

Processed meat consumption associated with increased risk of dementia

Processed meat consumption associated with increased risk of dementia

Biodiversity-friendly management may help minimize the negative impacts of agriculture

Biodiversity-friendly management may help minimize the negative impacts of agriculture

Four strains of Methylobacteriaceae discovered

Four strains of Methylobacteriaceae discovered

Lowering apolipoprotein CIII levels can prevent deleterious effects of a high-fat diet

Lowering apolipoprotein CIII levels can prevent deleterious effects of a high-fat diet

Environmental DNA could help better understand grasses that cause allergies

Environmental DNA could help better understand grasses that cause allergies

Spraying leaves with vitamin C can dramatically increase protein production

Spraying leaves with vitamin C can dramatically increase protein production

Volatile signal in plants activates defense and inhibits growth processes

Volatile signal in plants activates defense and inhibits growth processes

Evolutionary history of hosts can predict plants’ susceptibility to pathogens

Evolutionary history of hosts can predict plants’ susceptibility to pathogens

UMD awarded grant to explore nettle as a functional food for improving health

UMD awarded grant to explore nettle as a functional food for improving health

New gene-drive technologies can help control crop pests

New gene-drive technologies can help control crop pests

Combined treatment can effectively destroy insects in stored grains

Combined treatment can effectively destroy insects in stored grains

New way to create eco-friendly fungicides that protect food crops

New way to create eco-friendly fungicides that protect food crops

Specific proteins in plants can prevent zinc deficiency in humans

Specific proteins in plants can prevent zinc deficiency in humans

Ultrasonic cleaning can clean food more effectively than current washing methods

Ultrasonic cleaning can clean food more effectively than current washing methods

High-fat diet may lead to greater risk of heart attacks

High-fat diet may lead to greater risk of heart attacks

Link between forestry management and pesticides in aquatic species

Link between forestry management and pesticides in aquatic species

Detective work inside plant cells finds a key piece of the C4 photosynthesis puzzle

Detective work inside plant cells finds a key piece of the C4 photosynthesis puzzle