Organic materials have an important role in stimulating biological activity and as a result yields increase quickly. This indicates that the value goes beyond its
A biological control system for beetle pests of peas and beans would reduce the need for blanket insecticide application and help to reduce the issues with resistance.
When attacked by aphids crop plants defend themselves by releasing more calcium to help repair the damaged cells. Professor Dale Sanders of John Innes Centre, one
A major hurdle to the uptake of research into new wheat varieties is that breeders do not have the specialist bioinformatics training required to utilise the latest
A plant protein vital to chemical signalling between plants and fungi has been discovered, revealing more about the communication processes underlying symbiosis – the mutually
The wheat genome contains 17 billion bases – that’s five times the size of the human genome which has made it more difficult to sequence.