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Genetic and species diversity of crops, trees, livestock, fish, pollinators, microbes etc etc
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Identify Citrus Diseases with New iPhone App

Identify Citrus Diseases with New iPhone App | Agricultural Biodiversity | Scoop.it
RT @InvasiveNotes: USDA Blog » Identify Citrus Diseases with New iPhone App http://t.co/q9lQXwxX...
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Assessing the success of on-farm conservation projects in delivering conservation and livelihood outcomes.

Assessing the success of on-farm conservation projects in delivering conservation and livelihood outcomes. | Agricultural Biodiversity | Scoop.it
On-farm conservation is the focus of much research but a lack of tools makes it difficult to systematically evaluate success in terms of outcomes that maintain on-farm diversity and create livelihood incentives for farmers.
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Which plants will survive droughts, climate change?

Which plants will survive droughts, climate change? | Agricultural Biodiversity | Scoop.it

Those with salty cell sap, give or take.

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Agriculture Ministry forms new eco-agriculture dept

Agriculture Ministry forms new eco-agriculture dept | Agricultural Biodiversity | Scoop.it
Environment: New department to promote 'new direction Israeli agriculture will take in years to come,' says Minister Noked (Israel’s Ministry of Agriculture creates a Department of #Ecoagriculture.
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Pre-1492 Amazon farmers didn't use controlled burns

Pre-1492 Amazon farmers didn't use controlled burns | Agricultural Biodiversity | Scoop.it
Farming without fire in tropical regions, like indigenous populations did in Pre-Columbian times, may be the key to both feeding people and managing land more sustainably.
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New Australian Grains Genebank a win for industry

The Victorian Coalition Government has committed more than $3 million to establish a national seed bank in Horsham, western Victoria, that has been 15 years in the making.
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Phenotypic diversity and evolution of farmer varieties of bread wheat on organic farms in Europe

Phenotypic diversity and evolution of farmer varieties of bread wheat on organic farms in Europe | Agricultural Biodiversity | Scoop.it
Abstract  The contribution of farmers to the creation and maintenance of genetic diversity is beginning to receive more recognition
in developed countries.
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Plant trees

Plant trees | Agricultural Biodiversity | Scoop.it
CIAT International Center for Tropical Agriculture posted a photo:

Pic by Neil Palmer (CIAT).
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Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa

RT @tezira: #Kenyan food scientist Jane Karuku appointed new president of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) http://t.co/NMfVX173...
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A glass vial of beans is worth a thousand database entries

A glass vial of beans is worth a thousand database entries | Agricultural Biodiversity | Scoop.it
Check out one of the illustrations in Brainpicking’s review of a recent book on the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (“which stands today as the oldest natural history museum in the Western Hemisphere,” and just celebrated its 200th...
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10 frutas nativas dos cerrados e mata atlântica de São Paulo

10 frutas nativas dos cerrados e mata atlântica de São Paulo | Agricultural Biodiversity | Scoop.it

Fruits from the cerrado and Atlantic forest of Brazil.

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Women Changing Gears to Cassava in Kenya

http://www.worldbank.org/climatechange - In Kenya, a coop group led by women with funding from the World Bank and support from the Kenyan goverment, has foun...
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Barbara McClintock, Genome Self-Repair and Cell Cognition: A Revolutionary Vision for the Future of Biology

Barbara McClintock, Genome Self-Repair and Cell Cognition: A Revolutionary Vision for the Future of Biology | Agricultural Biodiversity | Scoop.it
In its early days, molecular biology promised to provide us with an explanation of life in terms of physics and chemistry.
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La culture de l'igname redynamisée au Ghana et au Nigéria

l'Institut international d'agriculture tropicale (IITA) et un groupe de partenaires ont annoncé récemment une nouvelle initiative visant à accroître sensiblement la productivité de la culture de l'igname et à doubler les revenus qu'en tireront...
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Exclusive species found at higher altitudes

Exclusive species found at higher altitudes | Agricultural Biodiversity | Scoop.it

Still no cure for cancer.

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Improved potato varieties ensure Peruvian communities have enough to eat

Improved potato varieties ensure Peruvian communities have enough to eat | Agricultural Biodiversity | Scoop.it
RT @CGIAR: Improved potato varieties ensure Peruvian communities have enough to eat http://t.co/WzSCujLB via @Cipotato...
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Agrobiodiversity in ice-cream

Agrobiodiversity in ice-cream | Agricultural Biodiversity | Scoop.it
Cali, a photo by luigig on Flickr.
Nice to have such a variety of local fruit and other agrobiodiversity products on the ice-cream menu in Cali, Colombia. But peanut? Cheese?
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Berkshire pig - Animal of the Month - April

Berkshire pig - Animal of the Month - April | Agricultural Biodiversity | Scoop.it
RT @AgMuseum: Did you know our Animal of the Month's breed originated in Britain?
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A Glorious Enterprise: The Making of American Science

A Glorious Enterprise: The Making of American Science | Agricultural Biodiversity | Scoop.it
Rare glimpses of strange specimens and obscure images, laced with tales of scientific rivalry and boundless inspiration, with cameos by Thomas Jefferson, Edgar Allan Poe, Ernest Hemingway, and James Bond.
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National seed bank set for Horsham

National seed bank set for Horsham | Agricultural Biodiversity | Scoop.it
National seed bank set for HorshamLandIn Horsham on Wednesday Agriculture and Food Security Minister Peter Walsh said the Genebank would benefit grain producers, processors, marketers, breeders and regional Victorians.
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Bioversity video: Tropical fruits in Asia - The Agrobiodiversity ...

Bioversity video: Tropical fruits in Asia - The Agrobiodiversity ... | Agricultural Biodiversity | Scoop.it
The Agrobiodiversity Grapevine. Providing readers with information resources about PGR, agrobiodiversity, conservation and livelihoods. About. Posted by: Bioversity Library | April 11, 2012 ...
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Virginity is an untouchable metaphor

Nobody else seems to find the “800-year-old farmers” of a recent headline (and a Nibble) funny.1 And personally I don’t care that the authors seem to have misplaced the Amazon.
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Chileman

Chileman | Agricultural Biodiversity | Scoop.it

Nice website on all things chili peppers.

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Core Historical Literature of Agriculture

RT @HendrikRietman: Serious experiments with soybean in the USA only started in 1908.
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Earth, Wind & Water: A window on an agricultural legend

Earth, Wind & Water: A window on an agricultural legend | Agricultural Biodiversity | Scoop.it
RT @twaihaku: @AgroBioDiverse saw this and thought of you.....
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