News tagged with agricultural research

Syrian seeds withdrawn from Arctic 'doomsday vault'

In the first withdrawal from a "doomsday" seed vault in the Arctic, thousands of seeds that were originally kept in war-stricken Syria have been safely delivered to Morocco and Lebanon, officials said Monday.

dateOct 19, 2015 in Other
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Plants with jobs

Two University of Toronto Scarborough scientists have developed a new research framework for the agricultural sector that offers evidence-based understanding of the relationship between short-term yields, long-term sustainability ...

dateSep 25, 2015 in Ecology
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Bringing NASA satellite data down to Earth

NASA didn't have Wicked Joe Coffee Roasting Company in mind as the agency launched hundreds of instruments into Earth orbit over the years. But thanks to a NASA website that tailors satellite-derived data for practical applications, ...

dateMay 06, 2015 in Energy & Green Tech
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