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Wednesday 22 November, 2017

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  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

Agriculture is the direct driver for worldwide deforestation

A new synthesis on drivers of deforestation and forest degradation was published  More...

By BioNews On Friday, June 29th, 2012

Soon, tastier tomatoes with vintage flavour and quality

Scientists have discovered the genes that influence flavour and colour in wild and traditional tomato varieties  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, March 29th, 2012

Farming requires `climate-smart` revolution to sustain future generations

A report has cautioned that major changes are needed in agriculture and food consumption across  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

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  More...

By BioNews On Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Scientists developing salt-resistant rice

Scientists are developing a salt-resistant rice variety after a huge tsunami last year hit paddy  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

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  More...

By BioNews On Friday, December 9th, 2011

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  More...

By BioNews On Monday, December 5th, 2011

Human agriculture key to survival for many threatened species

A number of threatened species in the developing world are entirely dependent on human agriculture for their survival, a new study has found  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011
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Bat Plant shows cancer-fighting potential

Bat plant, or Tacca chantrieri, could be used to fight cancer, according to researchers with The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio  More...