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Bee study reveals environmental vulnerability and food production threat

By Donna Eastlake

Research revealing bees’ ability to synthesise specific nutrients, to support the colonisation of their gut bacteria, offers insights into the symbiotic relationship they have with their gut microbiota. But changes to their habitat is placing this delicate...

Flour prices rise

Flour prices rise

By Catherine Boal

UK flour prices are set to rise in the wake of dropping crop yields
and increasing energy costs, according to experts.

Understanding the wheat genome

Understanding the wheat genome

In a move to boost industry research and enhance nutritional
applications of wheat and other major cereal crops, chemical giant
DuPont announced this week that it is making proprietary wheat
genome data available to public and private...


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