Agricultural and Forestry Science

Broad beans versus soybeans as feedstuff for dual-purpose chickens

Current practices of the poultry industry have raised ethical and ecological concerns: ethical concerns include the culling of day-old male chicks of egg-laying breeds; ecological concerns include the import of…

Could breadfruit be the next superfood?

UBC researchers say yes Breadfruit is sustainable, environmentally friendly and a high-production crop. A fruit used for centuries in countries around the world is getting the nutritional thumbs-up from a…

New study identifies wheat varieties that resist the destructive stripe rust disease

Stripe rust is one of the most destructive wheat diseases in the world, especially in the United States. While the disease can be controlled by chemicals, those may be harmful…

Satellite images display changes in the condition of European forests

The forest canopy, the closed vegetation cover consisting of treetops, is rapidly declining according to a research team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the University of Natural…

Bumblebees benefit from faba bean cultivation

Research team led by the University of Göttingen investigates influence of ‘greening measures’ on pollinators About one third of the payments received by farmers are linked to specific “greening measures”…

Improving protein digestibility in sorghum

Sorghum, a common food item in regions of Africa and Asia, has one missing puzzle piece. The missing piece? Protein digestibility, which researchers in the Department of Agronomy at Kansas…

Are cover crops negatively impacting row crops?

In an article recently published in Agricultural & Environmental Letters, a publication of the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America…

Space to grow, or grow in space — how vertical farms could be ready to take-off

The interdisciplinary study combining biology and engineering sets down steps towards accelerating the growth of this branch of precision agriculture,…

Crop production in times of Corona

COVID-19 has only little structural impact on global crop production – this is one of the most important takeaways from the annual agri benchmark Cash Crop…

Engineers use electricity to clean up toxic water

A team of engineers may be one step closer to cleaning up heavily contaminated industrial wastewater streams.

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