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The agriculture-nutrition-health nexus at the cost of water availability – conference paper

332. Noorka IR, Taufiqullah, Heslop-Harrison JS, Schwarzacher T. 2016. The agriculture-nutrition-health nexus at the cost of water availability in maize diverse genotypes to ensure food security. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Water Resources and the Arid Environments (ICWRAE 7): … Continue reading

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Regulation should follow robust scientific assessments not opinions

University of Leicester scientist in battle to ‘stem onslaught of pseudoscience’ Geneticist at European Commission alarmed at impact of ‘dogma’ in regulation and the negative impact on the environment and European industry A University of Leicester scientist has joined leading … Continue reading

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Aquaculture, farming and development: an FAO consultation

Aquaculture has major prospects for providing high quality, palatable protein for people. Compared to other animals, the conversion of plants into animal protein in fish, shellfish and crustaceans is very efficient: the ratio of input food to output is less … Continue reading

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Traits with ecological functions

298. Heslop-Harrison JS. 2012. Traits with ecological functions. Annals of Botany, 110 (1), 139-140. URL http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aob/mcs139 (free access) Individual plant species thrive in specific environments, some growing well across a wide area, others being restricted to survival in very narrow ecological niches. Within a niche, … Continue reading

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