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Date：Feb. 13, 2020 Category：Science&Research
Somalia, one of several African nations being hit hard by enormous swarms of locusts, is planning to control them with a fungus in what would be the largest use...
Date：Jul. 26, 2019 Category：Science&Research
A rice gene that renders the crop resistant to several widely used beta-triketone herbicides has been identified, researchers report, revealing the genetic caus...
Date：Mar. 6, 2019 Category：Science&Research
The genome editor CRISPR has transformed many areas of biology, but using this tool to enhance certain varieties of crops such as wheat and corn remains difficu...
Date：May. 25, 2017 Category：Science&Research
Farmers are constantly spraying pesticides on their crops to combat an array of viral, bacterial, and fungal invaders. Scientists have been trying to get around...
Date：Jul. 21, 2014 Category：Science&Research
The International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium recently published a chromosome-based draft sequence of wheat's genetic code - its genome.
Date：Jan. 31, 2012 Category：Science&Research
A surprising finding promises a cheap and environmentally friendly way of controlling locust swarms, a major plague that devastates crops around the world.