quinoa

Growing quinoa in Europe

In Germany, quinoa is trendy amongst health-conscious buyers: its seeds are rich in proteins and essential amino acids, it is gluten-free, and has lots of…

A one-way street for salt

A growing world population means that more food is needed which in turn may require more land to grow food crops. More agriculture, however, results in…

Breeding Salt-Tolerant Plants

Soil erosion is considered as a problem that puts the nutrition of the human population at jeopardy. One of its aspects is soil salination, which affects in…

Crop Models Help Increase Yield Per Unit of Water Used

Crop water use efficiency (WUE, or yield per unit of water used), also known as crop water productivity, can be improved through irrigation management and…