News tagged with crop sciences

Grow more crops at the same time

When you are in the supermarket contemplating which vegetables to buy, nitrogen is hardly the first thing on your mind. However, the products on the shelves contribute to the total nitrogen cycle in different ways. For instance, ...

dateNov 23, 2016 in Environment
shares13 comments 0

Can legumes solve environmental issues?

It's a win-win situation for the environment and the economy when it comes to introducing legumes into agricultural systems, says new research published in Frontiers in Plant Science, carried out by an international team ...

dateMay 23, 2016 in Environment
shares44 comments 1

The appeal of being anti-GMO

A team of Belgian philosophers and plant biotechnologists have turned to cognitive science to explain why opposition to genetically modified organisms (GMOs) has become so widespread, despite positive contributions GM crops ...

dateApr 24, 2015 in Biotechnology
shares308 comments 26