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Natural use of biology to control disease in crops is the Holy Grail of agriculture, and a team of young researchers has found a way of easing cereals’ risks from a deadly root pathogen.
22 May 2018
Falling levels of essential nutrients in diets around the world demand urgent action, from soil-crop-human interactions in food chains to shifts in socio-economic-cultural policies.
01 Jan 2018
How do you deliver as much wheat over the next 50 years as you have produced over the past 10,000 years? You join forces and forge a community of determined specialists.
27 Dec 2017
The threat to global food security from the fungal pathogen that causes stem rust in wheat has eased but an “ongoing arms race” needs constant vigilance
22 Dec 2017
An aphid. "You’re kidding me; that’s no aphid – aphids can’t talk." We may not be able to talk but we can communicate, and very well, just watch this year’s Christmas lectures.
21 Dec 2017
Rothamsted comments on research published today that links reduced survival of honey bees to the combined effects of neonicotinoid pesticides and intensive agriculture
20 Dec 2017
Don’t visit politicians only to complain; push at a door that is opening; translation comes after understanding, not before; communicate – the natural philosophy of Paul Nurse
18 Dec 2017