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3-D Time-Lapse Imaging Captures Twisted Root Mechanics for First Time

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Using an advanced 3-D time-lapse imaging system, a group of Continue reading “3-D Time-Lapse Imaging Captures Twisted Root Mechanics for First Time” »  More...

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By IANS On Tuesday, September 25th, 2012
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Rotting grain has deprived food to 80 million people in India

An estimated 36,000 tonnes of grain has gone bad at the various storage facilities Continue reading “Rotting grain has deprived food to 80 million people in India” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, September 25th, 2012
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Agriculture is the direct driver for worldwide deforestation

A new synthesis on drivers of deforestation and forest degradation was published Continue reading “Agriculture is the direct driver for worldwide deforestation” »  More...

By: Daniel X. O'Neil
By BioNews On Monday, September 17th, 2012
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Technology for making wood-substitutes developed

A technology for making substitutes for wood from natural fibres like coir and jute for making furniture has been developed in Kerala, an official said. Continue reading “Technology for making wood-substitutes More...

By BioNews On Friday, June 29th, 2012
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Soon, tastier tomatoes with vintage flavour and quality

Scientists have discovered the genes that influence flavour and colour in wild and traditional tomato varieties Continue reading “Soon, tastier tomatoes with vintage flavour and quality” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, March 29th, 2012
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Farming requires `climate-smart` revolution to sustain future generations

A report has cautioned that major changes are needed in agriculture and food consumption across Continue reading “Farming requires `climate-smart` revolution to sustain future generations” »  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, March 7th, 2012
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Russia to ban cattle imports from all EU states

Russia’s food safety and sanitary watchdog will ban cattle imports from all EU countries from Continue reading “Russia to ban cattle imports from all EU states” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, January 23rd, 2012
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Scientists developing salt-resistant rice

Scientists are developing a salt-resistant rice variety after a huge tsunami last year hit paddy Continue reading “Scientists developing salt-resistant rice” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, December 13th, 2011
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Nature could help yield hundreds of new drugs

The plant world has “great potential” as a source of new medicines to cure or treat disease, according to a New York Botanical Garden scientist Continue reading “Nature could help yield hundreds of new More...

By BioNews On Friday, December 9th, 2011
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World’s largest medicinal botanic garden in China

A medicinal botanical garden in southwest China has been confirmed by Guinness World Records as the largest of its kind in the world Continue reading “World’s largest medicinal botanic garden in China” More...