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In GMO debate, Uganda seeks to balance hope and fear - Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science Monitor
Where proponents saw opportunity to lift a region out of a cycle of drought and crop failure, critics cautioned that the introduction of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) into the local environment could spell devastation for native flora and fauna ...

Biodiversity and Food Security: the Dual Focus of the World Potato Congress - Inter Press Service

Inter Press Service
Half a millennium later, potatoes have spread throughout the planet but there are challenges to preserve the crop's biodiversity as a source of food security, as well as the rights of the peasants who sustain this legacy for humanity. The hosting of ...

Crop Circles

Lysa nad Labem - Czech Republic

New, completely natural, scientifically provable theory about crop circles origination. Using only natural sciences - physics, plant pathology, meteorology, etc. Interferences, mechanics. Induction and conduction of the electricity. Every crop circle, the same like also many other flattened cereal areas, caused by the electricity from lightnings. Crop circles arising may be characterised as an effect of plant pathology. Pathologic after-effect of lightning electricity.

Diagnosis for Crop Problems
New Zealand

Offered for sale. A multimedia software package that aids in teaching the process of diagnosing crop problems. Download a range of free disease scenarios.

United States

Information service that provides regular updates and information about the global status of crop biotechnology, products and issues, regular news, communication materials, and links to other information sources.

United States

Botany and cultivation of Solanum tuberosum, the potato.

United States

Botany and cultivation of the garden tomato (Solanum lycopersicum, formerly Lycopersicon esculentum).

Scottish Crop Research Institute
United Kingdom

Research is focussed on environment plant interactions, plant genetics, plant pathology and plant products and food quality. Dundee.


Journal devoted to all aspects of plant genetic resources research. Contains ordering information, tables of contents and abstracts.

United States

Information about the biology of Lupinus (lupine) and its use as a cover crop in California agriculture. Includes images of several species.

United States

By Ernest Small and David Marcus. Reprinted from: Trends in new crops and new uses. 2002. p. 284-326. J. Janick and A. Whipkey (eds.). ASHS Press, Alexandria, VA. One of the best documents about Cannabis on the Web. (PDF file 14.1MB) [PDF]

United States

Report by S. E. McGregor.


The laboratory can be traced back in 1999, and was established by emerging the following 4 labs: Wheat Cultivation Physiology and Genetic Improvement Lab supported by State Agricultural Ministry: Plant Molecular Biology Lab, Pomology Lab and Plant Genetic Engineering Lab sponsored by Shandong Provincial Government. In April, 2007, it was permitted by State Ministry of Science and Technology to develop into the State Key Laboratory of Crop Biology