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Food security news from 2016

December

Artificial fish gut project launched press release

October

John Innes Centre scientists solve 60 year old Septoria mystery press release

Novel fungicides laboratory to play part in ensuring global food security press release

Migration routes hold key to bird flu spread, global study finds press release

Experts embark on project to save the world from "bananageddon" press release

September

'Food System Resilience' Programme Coordination Award made to support knowledge exchange and translate research outputs BBSRC press release

What can satellite data do for aquaculture? feature 

New technique to beat the food fraudsters developed press release

Satellite data delivers early warning signals for shellfish farmers BBSRC press release

European Research Council awards €1.5M to arm cereals against pathogens and diseases press release

August

£3M awarded to boost sustainable agriculture BBSRC press release

Major pathogen of barley decoded: new avenues for control press release

£9M funding to optimise UK food supply and tackle global food security BBSRC press release

July

£4M awarded for new UK-Brazil joint projects in wheat research BBSRC press release

June

Naturally occurring protein discovered which boosts rice yield by 50% press release

May

How can you tell if an animal is happy or sad? feature 

April

Bees research shows not all neonicotinoids are the same press release

New gene-detecting technology brings new, resilient superwheat closer press release

New technique accelerates isolation of late blight resistance genes from a wild potato relative press release

12 ways that research is changing the food of the future feature 

March

Bee flower choices altered by pesticide exposure BBSRC press release

February

The farms of the future feature 

Pigs' genetic code altered in bid to tackle deadly virus press release

Immunity gene fusions uncovered in plants press release

£7M research awards for control and eradication of bovine TB BBSRC press release

Breeding wildness back into our fruit and veg press release

Loss of wild flowers across Britain matches pollinator decline, first ever Britain wide study reveals BBSRC press release

Could plants help prevent flooding? video 

January

FACCE-JPI launches its updated Strategic Research Agenda news

#BuildingTheBioeconomy: Supporting the UK salmon industry video