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Discovering the great taste of traditional Mediterranean dishes

July 14, 15 2016
A two days tour around Ragusa region, Sicily for students , teachers , experts or amateurs… 97 more words


Food Waste and Climate Change

When you pass over that less-than-perfect looking apple at the market for the blemish-free, shiny skinned one, or tip the unwanted left-over from dinner into the bin, do you think of the waste of energy and carbon consumed to produce it? 479 more words

Food Production

Fast-Tracked Photosynthesis

We have previously written on the topic of increasing the efficiency of photosynthesis as a possible method of increasing crop growth and yield. By swapping out the predominant C3 photosynthesis system with the superior C4 system, it was estimated that rice and wheat yields could increase by 50%. 625 more words

Food Production

I love studying plant science

Plant science isn’t the most standard undergraduate┬ádegree in the world. You never hear 5 year olds saying “I really want to be a plant scientist when I grow up”. 671 more words

camerontout reblogged this on LEGUME LABORATORY and commented:

We love this post from Alice Rose Foxall on why she loves studying plant science. Keep up the great work and enthusiasm!

Where are my Ag Nanotech Devices?

An opinion piece in Nanotoday titled ‘Agricultural Nanotechnologies: What are the current possibilities?” looked at what nanotech products have been developed and tested successfully at either small scale or at the research and development stage and questioned why we aren’t seeing more nanotech being applied to our field of endeavour. 196 more words

Food Production

Simulating Growing Food on Mars

We’ve previously written about the challenges presented by trying to grow crops in Mars like conditions. What we discover from these challenges have the potential to increase our growing potential on earth as well as prepare for the possibility of living on another planet. 510 more words

Food Production