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Verona’s lead drug, RPL554, is a dual phosphodiesterase (PDE) 3 and 4 inhibitor being developed as a novel treatment for chronic obstructive airways disease as COPD (chronic obstructive pulmon...
In a move aimed at boosting food production, Kenya's government said it will remove the country's biotech crop ban, which was -More-
An NDSU crop production expert has been helping Ugandan farmers find ways to increase their country's coffee production.
Low crop productivity and high production costs are having negative effects on Zambia's cotton industry, and the country's Co -More-
The detrimental effects of global warming on crop productivity threaten the world's food supply. Although plant responses to temperature changes have been studied, genetic modification of crops to imp...
This article, in the journal Food and Energy Security, reviews the impacts of climate change on 14 strategic crops for eight sub-Saharan African countries. According to the article, climate change is ...
“Straight up” beats “cocktails” for cover crop productivity Planting cover crop mixtures is very popular right now. The practice has a feel-good aspect about it and, buoyed by the ecological t...
Hyperthermia (increase in body temperature) has been used for centuries to combat tumors and reduce their effects. New research aims to use a different system (magnetic nanoparticles) to increase body...
The production of biotech crops in Europe is likely to grow as a result of new products awaiting approval and the decision by -More-
Climate change will have a major bearing on survival and development of insects as a result of increase in CO2 and temperature. Therefore, we studied the direct effects of CO2 and temperature on larva...
Landscape-scale intensification of individual crops and pesticide use that is associated with this intensification is an emerging, environmental problem that is expected to have unequal effects on pes...
Ricinus communis is becoming an important crop for oil production, and studying the physiological and biochemical aspects of seedling development may aid in the improvement of crop quality and yield. ...
Warm nights are a widespread predicted feature of climate change. This study investigated the impact of high night temperatures during the critical period for grain yield determination in wheat and ba...
This paper provides an economic assessment of the value of using genetically modified (GM) crop technology in agriculture at the farm level. It follows and updates earlier annual studies which examine...