Nearly 85 percent of Mexico is experiencing drought, and water sources are dwindling.
The importance of pollinators to ensure successful harvests and thus global food security is widely acknowledged.
Poultry litter increased soybean yields for three years after litter application was stopped.
LMU biologists have significantly enhanced the tolerance of blue-green algae to high light levels – with the aid of artificial evolution in the laboratory.
A grass commonly used to fight soil erosion has been genetically modified to successfully remove toxic chemicals left in the ground from munitions that are dangerous to human health, new research shows.
Solar panels also benefit the welfare of the lambs by providing shade.
With threats of water scarcity complicating the need to feed a growing global population, it is more important than ever to get crop irrigation right.
The weather and fire forecasts for this coming summer are not looking particularly good, either.
A research team from the USDA Forest Service and the University of Missouri has developed a new contaminant prioritization tool that has the potential to increase the effectiveness of environmental approaches to landfill clean-up.
The authors use a first-of-its-kind approach to show that the increased cultivation of legumes would deliver higher nutritional value at lower environmental and resource costs.
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