(International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)) The 7-terabyte dataset, the largest of its kind, helps envision climate-change scenarios at scales as small as 1 kilometer. A new review validates and describes the dataset.
(American Society of Agronomy) Soils releasing carbon as gas lead to challenges on valuable farmland
So is the federal government a disinterested player in the debate on climate science? Not based on an impressive video that outlines some of the shenanigans of government agencies that supposedly watch the matter. Composed of 13 federal agencies that conduct…
Remember party mix? That random assortment of corn/wheat/rice cereal, nuts, pretzels, Worcestershire sauce, butter and seasoned salt? Perhaps you know it by its more common branded name, Chex Mix, based on the cereal brand that actually “invented” it. Whatever you…
Research finds that a sizeable amount of domestication-related changes in rice reflects selection on traits that are determined by a portion of the genome that does not transcribe proteins.
(Rice University) In the first study of its kind, researchers have discovered that events from 20,000 years ago or more are still impacting the diversity and distribution of mammal species worldwide.
(International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)) Scientists at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture grew cassava in the air — using a technique called aeroponics — to better understand the root growth of one of the world’s hardiest staple crops.
Researchers used 120,000-year-old fossils to predict how Gulf of Mexico coral reefs will respond to climate change toward the end of this century.