NEWS and views
SCIENTISTS PROVE HIGH FIBRE WHITE LOAF IS POSSIBLE
Group identifies parts of the genome that control fibre content of white flour, raising hope that products will be in shops within five years
05 Feb 2020
FUTURE RICE COULD REDUCE RELIANCE ON WATER INTENSIVE PADDY FIELDS
New research project aims to catalyse a rice revolution that will benefit low-income farmers and save water
17 Oct 2019
SCIENTISTS UNITE TO SAFEGUARD PRECISION BREEDING
Appeal comes in the wake of the European Court of Justice’s ruling that regulation of the technology should fall under existing GMO laws.
23 Oct 2018
THIRTEEN YEARS TO GO
If agricultural production has not become sustainable by 2030, it will be “incredibly hard” to make up for lost time while also ensuring food security for a rising global population.
30 Nov 2017
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