Agriculture

Winning Gene Combination Takes All

Norwich, UK — Researchers have traced the remaining last steps of the biological pathway that gives oats resistance to the deadly crop disease take-all.  The discovery creates opportunities for...

How Plants Find Their Symbiotic Partners

Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany — What would it be like to produce fertilizer in your own basement? Leguminous plants, like peas, beans, and various species of clover, obtain the organic nitrogen they...

The Science of Turning Milk into Cheese

Andalusia, Spain — The global production of sheep’s milk is one the rise, in the vast majority of cases used to produce cheese. However, a relatively large amount of milk is needed to produce...

Researchers Solve Riddle of Plant Immune System

Göttingen, Germany — How do plants build resilience? An international research team led by the University of Göttingen studied the molecular mechanisms of the plant immune system. They were able to...

Anti-Freeze for Cell Membranes

Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany — A team led by plant biologists at the Universities of Freiburg and Göttingen in Germany has shown for the first time that mosses have a mechanism to protect them against...

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