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Discovery of a gene that turns most fungi into pathogens presents chemists with a target for fungicides that could bring relief to many arable farmers, vegetable growers and people
11 Oct 2017
Only a better understanding of fundamental plant processes can exploit the potential of GM technology to create higher yielding, more resilient food crops
09 Oct 2017
International group of leading scientists suggest goal is unattainable in many situations, but still good for improving soil quality.
22 Apr 2017
Study marks a controversial stand in a lively, ongoing debate about the sustainability of biomass derived from forests.
20 Apr 2017
Scientists have found that honeybees exhibit a characteristic flight pattern to explore their surroundings, even when affected by disease.
12 Sep 2016
Wheat suffers yield losses in soils with high bacterial diversity
05 Sep 2016
The fungus that causes Ramularia leaf spot in barley is the latest organism to have its genome sequenced and investigated
10 Aug 2016