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Agricultural Biodiversity
Genetic and species diversity of crops, trees, livestock, fish, pollinators, microbes etc etc
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Growing a Better Future with Pigeonpea 's Fundraiser on Crowdrise

Growing a Better Future with Pigeonpea                                                  's Fundraiser on Crowdrise | Agricultural Biodiversity | Scoop.it
Semilla Nueva has dedicated over three years to addressing the root causes of poverty in rural Guatemala.
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Plant Genome Diversity Volume 1

Plant Genome Diversity Volume 1 | Agricultural Biodiversity | Scoop.it
In this timely new 2-volume treatise, experts from around the world have banded together to produce a first-of-its-kind synopsis of the exciting and fast moving field of plant evolutionary genomics. In Volume I of Plant Genome ...
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Economic Botany, Online First™ - SpringerLink

Economic Botany, Online First™ - SpringerLink | Agricultural Biodiversity | Scoop.it
RT @ethnobotanista: A New Monstera Species (Araceae) of Economic Importance from Honduras ~ Economic Botany http://t.co/cJ3mOr4K...
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Planet Earth's Northern Hemisphere

A timelapse of Planet Earth from Electro-L, a geostationary satellite orbiting 40000km above the Earth. The satellite creates a 121 megapixel image every 30 ...
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Nature and culture loss 'linked'

Nature and culture loss 'linked' | Agricultural Biodiversity | Scoop.it
A study by US researchers highlights a link between the loss of biologically rich areas and a decline in linguistic and cultural diversity.
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Global Bamboo Products adds value to green industry

Global Bamboo Products adds value to green industry | Agricultural Biodiversity | Scoop.it
Global Bamboo Products adds value to green industry (RT @VC4D: Global Bamboo Products Company is working on a bamboo value chain in #Ghana to create jobs and sources of income http://t.co/dcg0MN8a...)...
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Slow Food at UN Indigenous Meeting

Slow Food at UN Indigenous Meeting | Agricultural Biodiversity | Scoop.it
Slow foodSlow Food at UN Indigenous MeetingSlow foodPetrini's invitation to speak came through Slow Food's role as one of the partners in the Indigenous Partnership for Agrobiodiversity and Food Sovereignty.
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On Awareness and Its Raising | CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food

On Awareness and Its Raising | CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food | Agricultural Biodiversity | Scoop.it
I don’t know about you, but I’m tired of having my awareness raised.
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Ten Extremely Rare Seeds on the Brink of Extinction

Ten Extremely Rare Seeds on the Brink of Extinction | Agricultural Biodiversity | Scoop.it
The Millennium Seed Bank has set out to collect 25 percent of the world's plant species by 2020—before it is too late (RT @kewgardens: 10 extremely rare seeds on the brink of extinction...)...
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Mapping nutrition research

The Leverhulme Centre for Integrative Research on Agriculture and Health (www.lcirah.ac.uk) and the University of Aberdeen are embarking on an interesting project for the UK’s Department for International Development.
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Press release: Edible aroids network - Platform for Agrobiodiversity ...

Press release: Edible aroids network - Platform for Agrobiodiversity ... | Agricultural Biodiversity | Scoop.it
Press release, 9 May 2012: Edible aroids network – a successful first year. The International Network for Edible Aroids (INEA) is a consortium of scientists and growers from all over the world who are using edible aroids (taros) ...
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Contracting Sequencing Costs Could Mean Ballooning Informatics Prices

Contracting Sequencing Costs Could Mean Ballooning Informatics Prices | Agricultural Biodiversity | Scoop.it
RT @moorejh: The cost per genome in 2017 is estimated to be $517,000 http://t.co/VX50TBdZ #bioinformatics #genomics #NGS...
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Study Points to Roles for Industry and Organics in Agriculture

Study Points to Roles for Industry and Organics in Agriculture | Agricultural Biodiversity | Scoop.it
A new analysis finds higher yields from industrial-style agriculture, but a role for organic farming in certain circumstances.
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Looking into the past to learn how farmers can adapt today

Looking into the past to learn how farmers can adapt today | Agricultural Biodiversity | Scoop.it
Putting agriculture on the climate change agenda is crucial for the future of food security. At the moment, agriculture is being discussed at the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) in Bonn, Germany.
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Achieving Global Food Security

Achieving Global Food Security | Agricultural Biodiversity | Scoop.it
RT @PurdueAg: Gebisa #Ejeta on global food security: http://t.co/12ZotZie #GlobalAg...
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Nobel Laureate Panel Findings

Nobel Laureate Panel Findings | Agricultural Biodiversity | Scoop.it
Copenhagen Consensus 2012 (RT @HungerProject: #Nutrition: the best investment!
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Live Tweeting Golden Rice

Plant Improvement for Human Health and Nutrition: Golden Rice and the Fight Against Vitamin A Deficiency
Michael A. Grusak, Ph.D.
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Global Cassava Partnership for the 21st Century (GCP21) - Phys.Org (press release)

Global Cassava Partnership for the 21st Century (GCP21) - Phys.Org (press release) | Agricultural Biodiversity | Scoop.it
Global Cassava Partnership for the 21st Century (GCP21)Phys.Org (press release)... Center and Director of International Laboratory for Tropical Agricultural Biotechnology (ILTAB) in St. Louis, MO and Dr.
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Finding your way in the agricultural spatial data jungle

The recent announcement of a major rethink for the HarvestChoice website sent me on a voyage of discovery.
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Gene bank idea for rare birds

Gene bank idea for rare birds | Agricultural Biodiversity | Scoop.it
The HinduGene bank idea for rare birdsThe NationalA high-tech gene bank should be set up to help save birds on the brink of extinction, a seminar has been told.
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The coffee farmers in Peru adapting to climate change - The Ecologist

The coffee farmers in Peru adapting to climate change - The Ecologist | Agricultural Biodiversity | Scoop.it
Shade-grown, hand picked coffee is one of Peru's biggest exports, but the country's smallholder farmers face sustained crop losses from extreme weather.
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KUZA Doctor - A Farmer's Mobile Toolkit from Farm to Fork | Africa Rural Connect

KUZA Doctor - A Farmer's Mobile Toolkit from Farm to Fork | Africa Rural Connect | Agricultural Biodiversity | Scoop.it
The Backpack Farm Team continues development of Kenya's 1st mobile tool assisting smallholder farmers to manage their production from 'farm to fork' in either English or Swahili.
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Understanding Interrelationships Among Predictors (Age, Gender, and Origin) of Local Ecological Knowledge

Understanding Interrelationships Among Predictors (Age, Gender, and Origin) of Local Ecological Knowledge | Agricultural Biodiversity | Scoop.it
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Understanding Interrelationships among Predictors (Age, Gender, and Origin) of Local Ecological Knowledge.
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Groundnut Facts & Figures

Groundnut Facts & Figures | Agricultural Biodiversity | Scoop.it
RT @GCProgramme: FACT: The main constraint hampering sub-Saharan Africa's #groundnut yield is #drought http://t.co/VTwWttIV #2012TLI...
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