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How hybrid plant varieties could address the challenges of food security and climate change

Hybrid agricultural and horticultural crops can play an important role in supporting global food security. They produce higher yields and are often more resistant...

Researchers make non-alcoholic beer taste like regular beer

The sale of non-alcoholic beer has risen in Denmark and Europe in the last couple of years. But there are still many people who...

New research reveals cadmium’s route into chocolate

Researchers have chased the source of cacao's cadmium contamination for years. An array of distinct sampling methods and sites led to mixed results. University of Illinois...

How environment and genomes interact in plant development

Iowa State University scientists have harnessed data analytics to look "under the hood" of the mechanisms. This will determine how genetics and changing environmental...

Sunflowers’ invisible colors help them attract bees

According to a new UBC research, the ultraviolet colours of sunflowers not only attract pollinators, but also help the plant regulate water loss. The dense...

Scientists claimed electro culture works as theorized

A team of scientists from China reported that electroculture can increase agricultural yields. The paper has been published in the journal Nature Food. Scientists grown...