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Researchers from the University of Sheffield have calculated the environmental impact of a loaf of bread and which part of its production contributes...
PhysOrg ~ 29th Mar 2017 ~ 7am
Honey bee colony declines are a major threat worldwide. Among the lineup of possible causes — including parasites, disease, climate stress, and...
Entomology Today ~ 29th Mar 2017 ~ 6am
Improving the detection of oestrus in dairy cows by 10% above the national average can improve profitability by 0.97p /litre[i]. However, a cow is...
Agrimetrics Newsletter ~ 29th Mar 2017 ~ 6am
A patented wheat can have significant importance to agriculture, the environment and undernourished people in developing countries. Animal tests...
Janne Hansen, Danish Centre For Food And Agriculture ~ 28th Mar 2017 ~ 3pm
Mark Bowsher-Gibbs, farm and estate manager at G.H Dean in Kent will be growing soya for the first time this harvest. He hosts the AHDB Cereals...
AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds ~ 28th Mar 2017 ~ 10am
When ingested by animals, aflatoxins cause health problems including liver cancer and stunted growth. Thakare et al. used host-induced gene silencing...
Mary Williams, Plantae ~ 28th Mar 2017 ~ 9am
The Rothamsted Open Innovation Forum was designed to accelerate collaboration for the development of game-changing innovations addressing global food...
Rothamsted Research ~ 28th Mar 2017 ~ 7am

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