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Bioasphalt with lignin in Zeeland

Bioasphalt for roads in Zeeland, a Dutch province, is being developed by Wageningen UR Food & Biobased Research, the Asfalt Kennis Centrum (Asphalt Knowledge Centre, AKC) and the company H4A from Sluiskil (NL). Zeeland Seaports ...

dateDec 01, 2014 in Materials Science
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Data sharing for food security

Data cannot be eaten, but giving everyone free access to information could lead to innovations that enhance the production and distribution of food, resulting in global food security. 'Open Access Data for Agriculture' was ...

dateMay 06, 2013 in Other
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Insecticide increases effect of varroa mite

Honeybees infected with the Varroa destructor mite have less stamina than those which have been effectively treated against the parasite. Additional exposure to the insecticide Imidacloprid further increases the harmful effect ...

dateFeb 04, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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Research seven kilometres deep

The sponge researchers of Wageningen are plunging deeper. A PhD student of Wageningen University has recently taken samples of sponges in the sea near Curacao at a whopping 250 meters depth, and next year a search for sponges ...

dateDec 17, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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Call for action in Nature to save the banana

For years, Panama disease has attacked banana plantations in Southeast Asia. After a recent outbreak in Jordan, the first outside of Asia, the devastating disease is now also present in Mozambique. Stephan Weise of Bioversity ...

dateDec 23, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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