NEWS and views
THE MIDGES THAT PULL 10G
Predicting the dispersal of airborne pests to protect crops demands an understanding of complex swarm dynamics that a simple mathematical model looks ready to tackle.
03 Jan 2018
GOTCHA: THE GENE THAT TAKES THE FUN OUT OF FUNGUS
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
FOOD SECURITY NEEDS MORE FROM GM CROPS
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
ROCRE WELCOMES ANOTHER AGRICULTURAL INNOVATOR
Rothamsted Centre for Research and Enterprise (RoCRE) opens its doors to a specialist in crop and livestock nutrition that is keen to find specific solutions for UK farming
28 Sep 2017
DATA FROM AMATEUR NATURALISTS CAN IMPROVE QUALITY OF PREDICTED DISEASE DISTRIBUTIONS
A new study shows how reports from the public can help scientists to track diseased trees.
19 Jul 2017