News tagged with varieties

Cultivating cool-for-cash-crop

When deciding what crops to grow during a season, growers look at several factors. Do the crops have a good yield in their area? Does the area currently have the resources—usually water—to grow that crop? Will the crop ...

dateFeb 22, 2017 in Environment
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Crop shelter provides greater research portability

In many parts of the world, lack of sufficient water makes it difficult - or impossible - to grow crops. Even in areas with enough water for farming, droughts can drastically lower the yield and quality of crops.

dateDec 14, 2016 in Other
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Scientists solve 60-year-old Septoria mystery

A new paper from scientists at the John Innes Centre in Norwich explains why plant breeders have found it difficult to produce wheat varieties which combine high yield and good resistance to Septoria, a disease in wheat which ...

dateOct 21, 2016 in Biotechnology
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