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GCP21: Southern Brazil – the next pest hotspot for cassava?
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by Neil Palmer Warmer winters are contributing to a dangerous build-up of crop pests in the cassava-producing region of southern Brazil, according to scientists at CIAT. Potentially devastating pests such as the cassava mealybug, whitefly, lacebu ...
and cosmetics to food processing and textiles. Around 70 per cent of the crop is produced
(New Scientist) Cassava packs a protein punch with bean genes
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 by Andy Coghlan A DEADLY poison could save the lives of millions of African children, thanks to the discovery that cassava can be duped into turning about half of the cyanide it makes into extra protein. Although cassava is a major source of carbo ...
, and his team bumped up the protein content to 12.5 per cent by adding bean and maize genes to make
The Plant Pulse February 25, 2011
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/The-Plant-Pulse-February-25-2011
The Plant Pulse is a new feature of the Danforth Center Roots and Shoots Blog that will include a sampling of interesting stories about world hunger and malnutrition, food security, climate change, biofuels, agriculture, the environment, conferences ...
Center in St Louis, Missouri, and his team bumped up the protein content to 12.5 per cent by adding bean
(BiofuelsDigest) Transformers: 8 Technologies To Rock the Bio World
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by Jim Lane Game changer, breakthrough, revolution, quantum leap. A lot of technologies arrive on the Digest’s doorstep wrapped in one of those descriptors, or another. Sometimes wrapped in all of them. But what are technologies that would really r ...
it now, down in Honduras at the Agroipsa Farm. Here’s more on that. 7. Five-cent cellulosic sugars, five-cent cigar,” but it s a good five-cent cellulosic sugar that would transform cellulosic
The Plant Pulse August 12, 2011
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/The-Plant-Pulse-August-12-2011
The Plant Pulse is a feature of the Danforth Center Roots and Shoots Blog that includes a sampling of interesting stories about world hunger and malnutrition, food security, climate change, biofuels, agriculture, the environment, conferences and even ...
for zero global value added. Comparing Nigeria with Thailand, whereas Thailand contributes 10 per cent
The Plant Pulse March 16, 2012
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/The-Plant-Pulse-March-16-2012
  Why do so many people in poor countries eat so badly—and what can be done about it? The Economist Governments around the world are paying increasing attention to nutrition. In 2010 donors, charities and companies drew up a how-to policy ...
that the adoption of transgenic crops continues to expand at eight per cent per year is a signal
Roots & Shoots
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. The Donald Danforth Plant Science Cent ... Read More Tuesday, January 18, 2011