Scientists have produced a ‘methylome’ for domesticated cotton and its wild ancestors, a powerful new tool to guide breeders in creating cotton with better traits based on epigenetic changes. It’s an important step towards a new way of improving crops, called epigenetic breeding, say researchers.
Epidemiological studies are a central element of public discussion in the debate surrounding the carcinogenic potential of glyphosate. A publication that appeared in the USA in November examined whether there is a possible connection between the use of glyphosatecontaining plant protection products and cases of cancer among people who work[…]Read More »
Farmers in general, and dairy producers in particular, breathed a little easier when the Trump Administration announced last month that it would roll back expansion of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) championed by the Obama Administration. Read moreRead More »