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Plant nutrient detector breakthrough

Findings from La Trobe University-led research could lead to less fertiliser wastage, saving millions of dollars for Australian farmers. Published in the journal Plant Physiology, the findings provide a deeper understanding of the mechanisms whereby plants sense how much and…
Isabel
24/07/2019
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How much do climate fluctuations matter for global crop yields?

The El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) has been responsible for widespread, simultaneous crop failures in recent history, according to a new study from researchers at Columbia University’s International Research Institute for Climate and Society, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)…
Isabel
17/07/2019