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Six projects have been awarded funding to enhance sustainable agriculture in Colombia. The projects have been awarded funding as part of the Sustainable Tropical Agricultural Systems programme, which aims to ensure reliable and sustainable food provision for Colombia.
Europe's ash dieback epidemic could well have been caused by just one or two mushroom-like fruiting bodies of a fungal pathogen from Asia, according to a comprehensive genome sequencing effort published in Nature Ecology & Evolution. This leaves even the most resistant ash trees at threat from the introduction of just one more spore from East Asia.
The shortlisted finalists for the 2018 BBSRC Innovator of the Year competition have been announced. Twelve finalists will compete to be named Innovator of the Year 2018 at The Mermaid in London on 16 May 2018.