A new study published on 16 April in Nature Communications demonstrates how so-called gene priming plants is used to activate shoot progenitors ― the stem cells in plants that facilitate
Scientists have developed a new model to predict the impact of enhancing biological plant processes, such as photosynthesis, on large-scale crop yields. According to the new study, published on 8
A new study published on 1 April in Nature Sustainability estimates that air pollution from corn production results in 4,300 premature deaths annually in the United States (1). By performing
There is now scientific consensus that pesticides cause cancer among farmers. This conclusion has been confirmed by the courts insofar as one type of cancer, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, has been classified
It’s been a strange summer for wheat. If there is one cereal that has got people talking recently, it is the illustrious descendent of triticale: alternately victim of drought, then
Human activity has caused oxygen levels in the Baltic Sea to drop to the lowest point in 1500 years, according to a study published on Thursday by researchers in Germany
Despite European Union laws to protect water supplies, biodiversity and human health, a majority of Europe’s freshwater bodies fail to meet ecological and pollution standards, according to a report published
Avoiding meat and dairy products is the single best way a person can reduce his or her environmental footprint, according to new research examining the impact of global food production.