Nearly two-thirds Bhutanese engage in subsistence agriculture to meet their household food security, but it’s still not enough to feed...
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Regulating plant gene produces chemicals that repel plant pathogens
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High-tech agriculture can prevent oncoming global water wars
18 May 2019. The fifth international “ Fascination of Plants Day ”, a global event, under the umbrella of the European Plant Science...
Monotropa uniflora: how a plant conned fungi
Why producing antibiotics is a bad investment?
Fatty food and Alzheimer’s disease – what’s the link?
Agriculture helped to build our civilisation; now it threatens to lead the charge to our downfall. Our agriculture system keeps...
Bhutan can grow quinoa
Pinpointing the location of a new class of plant proteins
Countries across the world have built their economies on energy use. But economic growth on non-renewable sources isn’t sustainable. Moreover,...
Plant science: overlooked research area that gave birth to cell biology
Environmental effects of China smoking
Food waste and food loss: tech to the rescue
Plant science is vital for our food security and in our fight against climate change. What’s less recognised is that...
Air pollution: can we fix it?
Plant vs pathogen: how plants defend against microbe infections?
Plant breeding: conventional v mutation v genetic modification (GMOs) v gene editing