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Date：Aug. 22, 2019 Category：Science&Research
Simple, fast and flexible: It could become significantly easier to vaccinate plants against viruses in future. Scientists at Martin Luther University Halle-Witt...
Date：Aug. 20, 2019 Category：Science&Research
Artificial intelligence-powered tools are rapidly becoming more accessible, including for people in the more remote corners of the globe. This is good news for ...
Date：Jul. 29, 2019 Category：Science&Research
Protecting crops from pests and pathogens without using toxic pesticides has been a longtime goal of farmers. Researchers at Boyce Thompson Institute have found...
Date：Jun. 20, 2019 Category：Science&Research
Glyphosate is often tank-mixed with dicamba. New research suggests spraying dicamba in warm temperatures and adding glyphosate to a dicamba spray mixture could ...
Date：Jun. 12, 2019 Category：Science&Research
Today, scientists of the Institute of Bee Health of the University of Bern and the honeybee research association COLOSS have published an article in the peer-re...
Date：May. 22, 2019 Category：Science&Research
Almost everyone agrees that most store-bought tomatoes don't have much flavor. Now, scientists from the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and the Boyce Thomps...
Tags:Fruits and Vegetables
Date：May. 3, 2019 Category：Science&Research
A University of Sussex mathematician, Dr Konstantin Blyuss, working with biologists at the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, has developed a chemical-fre...
Date：Apr. 25, 2019 Category：Science&Research
A University of Guelph study is the first to uncover the impact of neonicotinoid pesticides on honey bees' ability to groom and rid themselves of deadly mites.
Date：Mar. 28, 2019 Category：Science&Research
A fungicide commonly used by the agricultural industry to protect grains, fruit and vegetables from mold damage seems to kill fungi by a previously uncharacteri...
Date：Mar. 26, 2019 Category：Science&Research
Wild oats are a kind of grass weed and one of the greatest enemies of certain grains such as barley, rye and wheat. Wild oats compete with these crops by taking...
Date：Mar. 13, 2019 Category：Science&Research
Pest control is one of the vital services provided by insects in agroecosystems. Natural methods relying on biological control agents, such as parasitoid wasps,...
Date：Jan. 17, 2019 Category：Science&Research
A new bioengineering approach for boosting photosynthesis in rice plants could increase grain yield by up to 27%, according to a study publishing January 10 in ...
Date：Jan. 3, 2019 Category：Science&Research
The beloved peanut usually grows in sandy soil where there might not be much moisture. But some varieties of peanut perform better in drought than others. They ...
Date：Sep. 19, 2018 Category：Science&Research
There has been a lot of publicity in recent years about growers battling glyphosate-resistant pigweed in soybean and cotton crops. But pigweed isn't the only we...
Date：Aug. 23, 2017 Category：Science&Research
Farmers can grow big, juicy tomatoes thanks to a mutation in the Cell Size Regulator gene that occurred during the tomato domestication process. Esther van der ...
Date：May. 11, 2017 Category：Science&Research
A study led by LSTM identifies a potent molecular mechanism for insecticide resistance in the world's most medically-important sandfly species and develops DNA-...
Date：Mar. 23, 2017 Category：Science&Research
A fungal biopesticide that shows promise for the control of bed bugs is highly effective even against bed-bug populations that are insecticide resistant, accord...
Date：Apr. 28, 2016 Category：Science&Research
A team of scientists from The Sainsbury Laboratory (TSL) and The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC) have developed a new method to accelerate isolation of plant dise...
Date：Apr. 22, 2016 Category：Science&Research
Scientists from Mississippi State University have found that treating soybean seeds with neonicotinoid pesticides (imidacloprid or thiamethoxam) provides higher...
Date：Apr. 19, 2016 Category：Science&Research
A new biotech trait currently in the development stage could provide improved control of thrips and plant bugs in cotton, according to researchers with the Univ...