How do tomato plants protect themselves from drought?

Combining new and classical methods.

Scientists assembled the genome sequences of nearly 300 varieties of potatoes

It is the most extensive collection of genome sequence data for the potato and its relatives to date.

Childhood stunting is linked with low zinc levels in soil

Growing solutions to childhood stunting.

Gray mold removal without the use of toxic chemicals

How fungus delivers RNA weaponry?

How do bacteria affect plant growth?

UC Riverside's research focuses on sustainable agriculture practices.

Engineering plants for resilience to climate change

PLOS Biology explores plant engineering to improve climate resilience and carbon capture potential of crops.

Birds are effective in reducing crop losses

Birds have a benefit on production for some crops by controlling pests.

Children’s nature drawings show a preference for mammals and birds

Mammal and bird species were often identifiable from depictions, while reptiles and amphibians appeared less.

How plants prevent cracking under the stresses and strains of growing

Nature's secret to holding things together is the glue.

A study has revealed a possible breakthrough in grapevine disease resistance

UC researchers open the way for climate-adaptive agriculture.

A new technique reduces mouse damage to crops even during plagues

Mice are tricked to think there is no point digging for seeds.

Early-nesting ducks are in danger due to climate change and land use

Nesting timing affects demographic processes in cropland.

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