Scientists discover for the first time how the body's energy generators are made using cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) at the eBIC in Diamond, Oxfordshire. A new paper published in science Today (February 19, 2021) an international team of researchers reported an insight into the molecular mechanism of membrane-bound protein synthesis in mitochondria. This is a fundamental […]
Like a scene from a horror movie, caterpillars of tomato fruit worms silence the cries of their food crops for help as they devour their leaves. This is the result of a multidisciplinary team of researchers who said the results could provide insights into the ability of crops – like tomatoes and soybeans – to […]
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A new legal instrument to be launched on March 4th will allow stricter import measures on plants in the UK to limit plants at risk of Xylella.
Nature has her way of keeping balance. This statement rightly applies to plants that are eaten by herbivores – insects or even mammals. Interestingly enough, these plants can not only be silently consumed and destroyed. In fact, they have developed a defense system to warn them of predatory attacks and possibly even to repel them. […]
A new legislative instrument to be introduced on March 4th will allow for stricter measures to import plants into the UK for protection against Xylella fastidiosa.
More automation may have to replace hard-to-find labor to meet increased demand for UK-grown equipment.
Royal FloraHolland has a new list of the most important houseplants and cut flowers for the horticultural, grower and retailer in 2020.
The seasonal labor shortage exacerbated by Brexit and the non-ornamental non-ornamental farm labor program has resulted in no crops being plucked and some growers considering curtailing operations. by Matthew Appleby
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) has launched a new podcast series that explores the relationship between plants and human health.