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High-tech fertilisers and innovation have to come to the Great Barrier Reef's rescue

The latest report card on Great Barrier Reef water quality shows signs of improvement, but the health of the marine environment close to the shore …

Farming

Bion Patents Process to Recover Nitrogen from Waste

Sep 22, 2015 (ACCESSWIRE via COMTEX) -- REDONDO BEACH, CA / ACCESSWIRE / September 22, 2015 / Bion Environmental Technologies Inc. (otcqb:BNET) …

bion

Scientists create the first digital 'tree of life' for 2.3 million species

Researchers from 11 organizations have aggregated tens of thousands of evolutionary trees into a comprehensive map of all known life, open to all and …

Greenhouse Herb and Vegetable Production – Greenhouse Environment | PRO-MIX Greenhouse Growing

Greenhouse Herb and Vegetable Production – Part 3/4 – Greenhouse Environment<p>Plants have to be happy to produce high quality fruits/flowers/leaves and …

Secret Unlocked to Rice Seed Survival When Underwater

A team of scientists from UC Riverside and the International Rice Research Institute recently published a study unlocking the secret to just how rice …

The mission almost impossible: Drought resistant wheat - ABC Rural - ABC News

The creation of drought resistant wheat is almost a mission impossible, according to one of Australia's largest plant breeding companies.<p>Steve …

Root-type-specific plasticity in response to localized high nitrate supply in maize (Zea mays). - Abstract

1. Department of Plant Nutrition, China Agricultural University, Yuanmingyuan West Road 2, Beijing 100193, PR China and Institute of Crop Science and …

Green Paradox: Monarch Butterflies Turn Out To Be GMOs

Do monarch butterflies need mandatory labeling? New research proves that the favorite butterfly of anti-science activists is actually a GMO.<p>Irony or …

Metabolix Launches Yield10 Bioscience to Develop and Commercialize Innovations in Crop Science

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sep 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --<p>Metabolix, Inc. MBLX announced today the launch of Yield10 Bioscience to develop and …

Intellectual Property

Patenting the potato: “not all taters are created equal”

Wearing a McDonald’s blue garrison-style hat—red hats signified management—I often worked at the french fry station during my pimply high school …

Need Protein? Here are 9 Amino Acids Found Abundantly in Plants

Protein is one of the most crucial nutrients to the human body and a little bit of protein can go a long way in improving varying aspects of your …

Farmers find new crops to combat drought

JAMBEZI, Zimbabwe, (Thomson Reuters Foundation) — For more than 20 years, Dalarex Ncube grew maize in arid Jambezi District, one of Zimbabwe’s driest …

GLG: We will be able to breed stevia plants with commercially viable quantities of Reb D and Reb M

Right now, these lesser-known steviol glycosides are in high demand because they taste better than Reb A, which is known for its bitter and licorice …

Rejection of GM crops is not a failure for science

Governments maintaining their antipathy for transgenic crops are sensibly balancing public consent with scientific evidence, says Colin …

Dr. Weil - Integrative Medicine, Healthy Lifestyles & Happiness

"As a practitioner and teacher of integrative medicine for the last thirty years, it has been my personal mission to drive research, education, and …

Pesticides in Produce - Consumer Reports

Our risk guide for conventional produce<p>This tool shows the risk of pesticide exposure from eating 48 fresh conventional fruits and vegetables from 14 …

Washington State

How Kroger built a $1 billion threat to Whole Foods in only 2 years

In just two years, Simple Truth products reached $1 billion in annual sales, becoming a major threat to Whole Foods.<p>"Simple Truth has been our most successful brand launch ever, reaching billion-dollar brand status in less than two short years," said Mike Ellis, president and chief operating …

Organic Food Sales Up 72% Since 2008

The trend is clear – more consumers are eating organic food than ever before. According to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service’s 2014 …

Organic food starts to prove its worth

Organic food often comes with a higher price. But research is showing that food grown this way can be better for the environment — and possibly for …

The Value of Organic

Organic food sales are increasing by the double digits annually, and more than 80 percent of parents reported buying organic food for their families …

Certified Organic Farmers and Handlers: Get Reimbursed for Your Organic Certification Costs

• <i>You must apply for a refund every year.</i>• <i><br>There is plenty of money to fund this – if you are turned away or limited to 1 scope, ask again, or contact …

Forestry