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Food security news from 2017


Managing the microbes - the key to solving the global nitrogen crisis news


Crunch time for food security press release

Final pieces of the wheat genome puzzle identified press release


Technology becomes the blight of the Irish Potato Famine pathogen press release

Research advancing food production across the farm to fork supply chain press release

BBSRC projects shortlisted for prestigious Newton Prize BBSRC press release

Gotcha: the gene that takes the fun out of fungus press release

£4.9 million to further increase resilience and sustainability of the UK food system press release


Driving out blight with dual control press release

Sheep gene insights could help farmers breed healthier animals press release

UK collaboration could see stocks of farmed Scottish salmon increase press release


FarmerZone in the making: DBT's Smart Agriculture Conclave in partnership with the UK BBSRC press release

Leading scientists call for unified approach to plant and animal breeding press release

Smart Agriculture Conclave: Organised by Department of Biotechnology and RCUK India news

Banana crop study seeks to address global challenges BBSRC press release

Study reveals why bumblebees are unable to form new colonies putting populations at risk news

New study highlights how processing affects fat absorption from plant-based foods press release


Launch of the Agriculture and Food Security Strategic Framework BBSRC press release

Addressing global challenges receives boost with new projects in agriculture and food systems sustainability BBSRC press release


Flower-rich habitats increase survival of bumblebee families press release


John Innes Centre scientists remove reliance on seasonality in new lines of broccoli – potentially doubling crop production press release

How to be a successful pest: lessons from the green peach aphid press release

Rothamsted Research granted permission by Defra to carry out field trial with GM wheat plants press release


Understanding the challenge of resistance in agriculture news

Announcing BBSRC BRAVO: optimising the performance of Brassica crops BBSRC press release

Global Food Security programme unveils environmental 'tipping points' at Parliament event press release

UK researchers to lead UK-China-Thailand-Philippines-Vietnam partnership of crucial research to underpin the long-term sustainable future of rice BBSRC press release