Behavioural drivers key to agriculture’s sustainable transition
In the not too distant future agricultural systems will have to produce sufficient and nutritious food and fibre with fewer […]
Precision agriculture for the management of agripests
Digital decision-support tools are now deployed in many aspects of agronomy, but how about for the management of weeds, pests and diseases?
Durable solutions for pest control in agriculture
Effective chemical options for pest control in several agricultural industries may be substantially reduced in the future. A change in thinking will be needed throughout the supply chain.
Overcoming a chemically limited future for weed, pest and disease control in agriculture
Agriculture uses an array of chemicals to control weeds, pests and diseases. However, a systems approach to reduce, redesign or replace chemical use will be needed to meet new demands.
Wheat’s complex immune system requires a smart health response against disease
Covid-19 has shown us the fragility of our health, and the power of science to rapidly respond. Similar breakthroughs are waiting in the wings if a comparable disaster befell agriculture.
A short history of agricultural chemical usage and development
Throughout human history, pests have greatly impacted agriculture and society through crop failure. In modern times, chemical solutions to the problem have been hit and miss.
Cracking lupin wide open: from test sausages to protein ingredient
Harnessing the power of protein from lupin has been a decades-long process, but it’s finally seeing the light.
Fighting food waste one carrot at a time
It's a case of down the hatch instead of down the drain for carrot pulp thanks to a new way of using it for burger patties.