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Increasing production of seed oils

Plant-derived oils are widely used all over the world both for food and for industrial purposes. In recent years they have also attracted attention as raw materials for potential bio-fuels and bio-plastics that are friendly ...

dateNov 09, 2015 in Biotechnology
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New version of vegetationmap4africa launched

Tree enthusiasts on the move can now identify species as they go, and at the same time gain a deeper understanding of their natural environment, thanks to a new version of vegetationmap4africa. The new version of the map ...

dateSep 08, 2015 in Ecology
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Ensuring healthy bees for farms and trees

The University of Adelaide and State Government today announced a $600,000 pilot program to help build South Australia's bee populations to help protect native plants and production from orchards and crops that rely on bee ...

dateSep 07, 2015 in Ecology
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Qatar hails veggie growing trial success

Desert nation Qatar will use "cutting-edge technology" to grow up to 70 percent of its own vegetables by 2023—a four-fold increase, officials from Doha's biggest agricultural group said Tuesday.

dateAug 25, 2015 in Other
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