Sunday, December 8, 2019
Tags Agricultural production/economics

Tag: agricultural production/economics

Rebirth of the Japanese black tea market: challenges for entrepreneurial green...

In Japan, tea farms are found in warm areas, whose northern limit is Ibaraki prefecture, where green tea has been produced. However, black...

Methods in belowground botany

Plant root systems play a crucial role in ecosystems, radically impacting everything from nutrient cycling to species composition. Despite their importance, scientists...

Columbia researcher studies how climate change affects crops in India

Kyle Davis is an environmental data scientist whose research seeks to increase food supplies in developing countries. He combines techniques from environmental science and...

What it takes for green businesses to advertise online

The green industry in the United States is comprised of production and wholesale nurseries and wholesale/retail distribution centers, as well as related marketing interests....

Modified enzyme can increase second-generation ethanol production

One of the main challenges of second-generation biofuel production is identifying enzymes produced by microorganisms for use in a "cocktail" of enzymes to catalyze...

Superweed resists another class of herbicides, study finds

URBANA, Ill. - We've all heard about bacteria that are becoming resistant to multiple types of antibiotics. These are the so-called superbugs perplexing...

Lettuce have it! Machine learning for cr-optimization

At Earlham Institute (EI), artificial intelligence based techniques such as machine learning is moving from being merely an exciting premise to having...

Scientists crack origin of the Persian walnut

Prized worldwide for its high-quality wood and rich flavor of delicious nuts, the Persian walnut ( Juglans regia) is an important economic crop....

Heat, not drought, will drive lower crop yields, researchers say

ITHACA, N.Y. - Climate change-induced heat stress will play a larger role than drought stress in reducing the yields of several major U.S. crops...