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CRISPR used to make sweet potatoes larger and more nutritious

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Oct-20 Tue 09:34
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Samuel Acheampong hails from a farmer family from the Ashanti Region of southern Ghana. His family cultivated cassava, yams, plantains, tomatoes, peppers and other crops. These days, Acheampong works mostly in a science lab, but his interest in farming remains strong and he is using the Nobel…

"Seven pledges for sustainable agriculture and healthy nutrition"

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Oct-19 Mon 12:25
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Friday was World Food Day. That's the day when global food issues and sustainable solutions are considered. Bonduelle announced several promises on that day. These should lead to more sustainable agriculture and a healthier diet. They also fit the company's vision. "Our mission is to create a better…

Towards Achieving National Nutritional Security

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Oct-18 Sun 00:13
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Majority of the women globally suffer from a nutritional deficiency disease anaemia due to the deficiency of iron Folic acid. As per FAO, about more than 2 billion people in the world do not have regular access to safe, nutritious, and sufficient food. They may be undernourished or malnourished. The waste for one may be food for others.

Effect of bacterial inoculum and fertigation management on lettuce plants

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Sep-29 Tue 09:41
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Plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria have been applied to different vegetable crops but there is still no information on the effect of bacterial biostimulant application under variable nutritional level on lettuce seedlings and their performance after transplanting in the field. This study aimed to…