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Article ID: 712562

Medicinal mushroom newly reported from Thailand helps reveal optimum growth conditions

Pensoft Publishers

A species of globally recognised medicinal mushroom was recorded for the first time in Thailand. Commonly referred to as lingzhi, the fungus (Ganoderma tropicum)

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8-May-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 712496

Neutrons Investigate Tomatoes for Insights Into Interplant Chatter

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Researchers from Xavier University used neutrons at ORNL’s High Flux Isotope Reactor to observe how plants communicate via underground networks of fungal hyphae. Insights gained could lead to improved agricultural applications that enable farmers to tactically introduce pesticides into an environment so that unwanted weeds are destroyed while valuable crops remain unharmed.

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7-May-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 712456

Growing Ag and Food Tech Company Establishes St. Louis Headquarters with Expanded Footprint

Benson Hill Biosystems

“We chose to expand our presence in St. Louis because of its leadership in plant science and commitment to innovation,” said Matthew Crisp, CEO and co-founder of Benson Hill.

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7-May-2019 11:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 712407

Banana disease boosted by climate change

University of Exeter

Climate change has raised the risk of a fungal disease that ravages banana crops, new research shows.

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6-May-2019 11:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 712403

IPBES: Nature's dangerous decline 'unprecedented,' species extinction rates 'accelerating'

The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)

Nature is declining globally at rates unprecedented in human history -- and the rate of species extinctions is accelerating

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6-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 712352

Climate extremes explain 18%-43% of global crop yield variations

University of New South Wales

Researchers from Australia, Germany and the US have quantified the effect of climate extremes

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3-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 712326

Study to Help Heat-Stressed Dairy Cows Weather Increasing Temperatures

Cornell University

A warming world represents a growing threat to the dairy industry. With climate change pushing global temperatures higher, finding scientific solutions that protect the well-being and productivity of dairy cows is critical. A Cornell researcher has won a grant to do just that.

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2-May-2019 4:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 712279

Researchers crack the peanut genome

University of Georgia

Working to understand the genetics of peanut disease resistance and yield, researchers led by scientists at the University of Georgia have uncovered the peanut’s unlikely and complicated evolution.

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2-May-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 710368

How Do I Keep More of the Nitrogen in My Soil?

Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

Prevent losses for garden and environmental health

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2-May-2019 8:00 AM EDT

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