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‘Sell by’ dates not backed by science, study shows, leading to $32 billion in wasted food every year

.... [T]he lack of regulation, standardization, and general understanding of date labeling on food products (such as “best by” and ...

CRISPR-Cas12b: Versatile gene-editing tool could help develop more high-yielding crops

In a new publication in Nature Plants, assistant professor of Plant Science at the University of Maryland Yiping Qi has ...
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What can CRISPR do for agriculture? Deep dive into crop gene editing’s sustainable future

CRISPR is often thought of as "molecular scissors" used for precision breeding to cut DNA so that a certain trait ...
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Global farming trends put pollinators at risk, threaten food security, study claims

A multinational team of researchers has identified countries where agriculture’s increasing dependence on pollination, coupled with a lack of crop ...
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Varroa mites central driver of uptick in overwinter honeybee colony losses according to 2018-2019 survey, worrying entomologists

Beekeepers across the United States lost 40.7% of their honey bee colonies from April 2018 to April 2019, according to ...
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US beekeepers report lowest overwinter losses since survey began in 2006

Beekeepers across the United States lost 33 percent of their honey bee colonies during the year spanning April 2016 to ...
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Gene conveying resistance to costly crop damaging fungus identified

A major breakthrough in the cloning of a resistance gene to eliminate wheat scab — a widespread disease responsible for ...
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