Crop protection

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Study on bacillus as an aquaculture friendly microbe

Bacillus species are Gram-positive, endospore-forming bacteria having a vital role in the sustainable aquaculture production. Bacillus as gut probiotic significantly enhances growth, immune response, and disease resistance in several aquatic cultured organisms. The supplementation of Bacillus as pond…

Study on hydroponic potato infection method for evaluating potato resistance and Ralstonia solanacearum virulence

Potato, the third most important crop worldwide, plays a critical role in human food security. Brown rot, one of the most destructive potato diseases caused by Ralstonia solanacearum, results in huge economic losses every year. A quick, stable, low cost and high throughout method is required to meet the…

Study on species-independent analytical tools for next-generation agriculture

Innovative approaches are urgently required to alleviate the growing pressure on agriculture to meet the rising demand for food. A key challenge for plant biology is to bridge…

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Study on effects of light quality on leaf growth for aquatic vegetable

Brasenia schreberi J. F. Gmel, a perennial floating-leaved macrophyte with high economic value as an aquatic vegetable, has been listed as first-class endangered species in China, mainly due to its habitat loss. Protected cultivation is a potential strategy to meet the demand of both plant conservation…

New formulation: beneficial nematodes in capsules

The biotech companies e-nema GmbH and Katz Biotech AG have started a cooperation to develop a new, innovative product for biological pest control: Beneficial nematodes, formulated in capsules, offer long lasting efficacy against sciarid gnats and are ideal for preventative treatments. Beneficial…

to replace crop protectors

Organic, inert compounds converted into an antimicrobial solution

Terra Vera, an agricultural technology company, announced its launch today, offering solutions to replace conventional crop protectors, aiming to increase product safety and…

Funds will support genomics research for $3 billion crop

Seed industry grants $5 million for research into downy mildew on lettuce

Researchers at the University of California, Davis, will use the genomics of lettuce to combat a pathogen that causes losses in the $3 billion industry each year. The Foundation of Food and Agriculture Research, or FFAR, awarded Richard Michelmore, professor and director of the UC Davis Genome Center,…

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Worldwide session on protecting and harnessing the earth’s biodiversity

Protecting and harnessing the earth’s biodiversity is more critical than ever to tackle urgent issues like climate change and hunger. The GLF Biodiversity Digital Conference: One World – One Health brought together over 5,000 attendees from 120 countries to discuss just that. Though rarely at the top of…


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