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Over the last 10,000 years, we have altered the genetic make-up of plants to produce food, fibres and other materials we need (1). For most of that...
Sarah Shailes, Plant Scientist blog ~ 19th Sep 2014 ~ 3pm
New figures released by Merial Animal Health show that reduced milk yield caused by gutworm is costing UK dairy farmers over £314 million a...
FarmingUK ~ 19th Sep 2014 ~ 2pm
For decades, polymer scientists and synthetic chemists working to improve the power conversion efficiency of organic solar cells were hampered by the...
Science Daily ~ 19th Sep 2014 ~ 7am
For the first time flowering plants have been successfully engineered to fix carbon like the blue-green algae do – this can potentially...
BBSRC/Rothamsted Research ~ 18th Sep 2014 ~ 8am
Porcine neonatal coccidiosis is a serious parasitic infection of young piglets that severely damages the intestinal mucosa, leading to diarrhoea and...
Caroline Channing, Biosciences KTN ~ 18th Sep 2014 ~ 4am
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Irish Farmers Journal ~ 17th Sep 2014 ~ 3pm
Behind every successful cow are millions of gut microorganisms — mostly bacteria, protozoa, and some fungi. This bastion of bugs that resides...
Anna O'Brien, Modern Farmer ~ 17th Sep 2014 ~ 11am

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