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August 12, 2022


Strengthening genebanks in Ecuador and Peru


August 11, 2022


Why Nigeria’s crop yields have remained lowest in Africa (Independent)


August 9, 2022


The transition to alternative proteins continues, accelerated by consumers motivated by healthier diets and having a positive impact on climate


August 8, 2022


Ukraine's national seed bank is still standing, but could be 'lost forever', warn scientists (Euronews)


Interview mit Dr. Gerhard Schilling, Vorsitzender des Bundesverbandes Deutscher Saatguterzeuger: „Saatguterzeugern laufen Kosten davon“ (Agrarzeitung)


The agricultural revolution is here - Will Canada keep up and invest in agtech? (The Globe and Mail)


Developing new plant varieties for food security, biodiversity and sustainable ecosystems


August 5, 2022


Difference between farmers, meth cooks proves key in pesticide ruling (Capital Press)


August 3, 2022


Ensuring enough eggplant for everyone


A nutritious future starts in genebanks


Österreich - Bio-Anbau und Markt Einflussfaktoren - Welche Herausforderungen stellen sich derzeit den Bio-Landwirten? Welche Einflüsse kommen auf diese zu oder haben bereits Relevanz?


How research stations can be more gender inclusive


American Seed Trade Association promotes safe handling and storage of treated seed during harvest


August 2, 2022


Better seeds and biotechnology can boost Africa’s crop productivity, study finds


Agtech: la tecnología aplicada al agro que convierte a Argentina en potencia regional


July 29, 2022


Agtech: la tecnología aplicada al agro que convierte a Argentina en potencia regional


Chinese agricultural scientists and industry leaders urge more R&D to boost agricultural seed security (Global Times)


July 28, 2022


Euroseeds celebrates the 200th year anniversary of Gregor Mendel, the father of modern genetics


Deutsche Maiskomitee widerspricht dem Naturschutzbund Deutschland, der den Anbau von Silomais in Frage stellt


“El objetivo principal del Grupo es conseguir que produzcamos y certifiquemos un mayor número de leguminosas en España” Raquel Albacete, presidenta del Grupo de Leguminosas de APROSE


Seizing the opportunity in South Africa’s seed market (Farmer's Weekly)


Plant breeding, the 'master key' for the future of crop production (Irish Farmers Journal)


July 27, 2022


Creating a learning habitat for the climate scientists of tomorrow


ICRISAT and United Kingdom experts discuss policies & alliances to mainstream climate-resilient and sustainable agriculture


How protected growing environments help feed our growing population in a sustainable way


July 26, 2022


Millet and groundnut can avert the looming food and edible oil crisis in Africa


Plants are speaking but nobody is listening - From the presentation “Breeding for changing conditions and new diseases”, given by Massimiliano Beretta, ISI Sementi, during the 14th World Processing Tomato Congress (Tomato News)


Nigerian leaders are urging other West African nations to adopt genetically modified cowpea given their own success with the crop


July 25, 2022


Les porte-greffes De Ruiter - Saviez-vous que les porte-greffes De Ruiter ont leur propre sélectionneur ?


Following the path of Gregor Medel - In the frame of the 200th anniversary of the father of genetics, the CIOPORA team developed a timeline with the milestones of plant breeding since Mendel’s discovery


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