Everyone’s talking about CRISPR-Cas. This biotechnological method offers a relatively quick and easy way to manipulate single genes in cells, meaning they can be precisely deleted, replaced or modified.
The disease, also known as greening, is one of the most serious citrus plants diseases in the world. Infected trees produce bitter fruits that are green, deformed and unfit for sale. Once a tree is infected, there is no cure and it usually dies in a few years.
Some types of property titles and other tenure reforms in communities that live in forests in Indonesia, Uganda and Peru have usually improved people's lives, but food insecurity remains a widespread problem, a new study notes.
Male piglets are castrated to improve the quality of meat for consumers, but this practice is also a concerning animal welfare issue, as it is usually performed without pain management.
As a result of scientific studies execute during three agricultural campaigns, the National Institute of Agricultural Innovation (INIA) identified a variety of purple corn with high yield potential and higher content of anthocyanins, a pigment that gives it its characteristic color and antioxidant properties.
The identification of the native flora of Costa Rica now has a new ally thanks to an application that will permit users to identify and know the characteristics of the plants of the country.