We have on occasion blogged about “European” crops (and indeed livestock) being grown far from home, and how that sometimes serves to save varieties that have, for whatever reason, been lost back in the old country.
The contents of a potato genebank? Nope: “…a maximum of two alleles per locus contributed to this variation.” That’s because this tuberous cornucopia is what the authors of a recent essay in the American Journal of Botany got when they selfed a...
Nature highlights the revival of indigenous vegetable in Kenya and other African countries this month, a positive trend towards bringing more nutritious food into African diets, particularly to those who cannot afford meat and animal proteins.
If you like orderly and efficient problem solving, the world of plant conservation is not for you. As you can see, Sir Peter Crane is at his quotable best in his introduction to a Special Issue of Oryx on tree conservation.
Climate change, you say? The Economist has the answer: GM crops (such as drought-resistant rice, heat-resistant maize or blight-resistant wheat) have huge potential. So that’s all right, then. We don’t seem to be getting the message across, do we?
…the future of the institution responsible for the Green Revolution – a consortium of 15 research centers around the world called the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) — is under threat.
Long breeding work aimed at fine aroma hops results in high quality aroma aspects, which are used to produce the best beer. Czech hops are the security of the highest brewing quality in many breweries all over the world.
The 7th European Botanic Gardens Congress is on this week, in Paris. You can follow it in all the usual ways, or most of them anyway. I was struck by this tweet from the opening day, of a slide from the presentation by new BGCI director Paul Smith.
As the climate changes, biodiversity will become increasingly important. Biodiversity could be the keys to the species of rice that can survive wild swings in precipitation, or the type of yam that can grow in soil that has turned sandy.
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.