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Hot Peppers for 2017

On March 6, in the midst of a deep freeze outside, I finally gave in and stuck seeds into dirt. I decided to skip the Habaneros this year. 509 more words

Allotment Adventures: Waiting Impatiently...

We’re in that maddening time when things are starting to happen but it’s all happening very slowly..

The weather is warming up and the days are longer, so things are greener. 567 more words

Allotment

How Will We Eat in the Future?

The world’s population is increasing. It’s projected to rise from 7.4 billion people in 2016 to 9.2 billion people in 2050. That’s 1.8 billion extra mouths to feed in a world where, even now, people often go hungry. 1,759 more words

Food

Using Clay Nanosheets to Give Plants Sustained RNAi-based Protection from Viruses

We have previously written about the possibility of using RNAi-based technologies to provide plants more sustainable and greater protection against viruses. RNAi, or RNA interference… 1,411 more words

Photoprotection and Crop Productivity

This recent research article in Science has received a decent amount of attention for good reason given the possible impact it could have on crop productivity through increasing photosynthetic efficiency. 1,005 more words

Agriculture

Could the Star Trek Food Replicator be the Future of Food?

It seems an age since we wrote about what the future of food may look like.

Many modern pieces of technology have drawn inspiration from Star Trek. 911 more words

Agriculture