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Agriculture

The impact of double-cropping

Increasing crop production without clearing new fields transforms Brazilian agricultureCredit: Photo illustration by Tammy Beeson From 1980 to 2016, grain production in Brazil increased more than fourfold, and the country now stands as the…

Localized the gene for blue plum skin

Researchers from CRAG and IRTA find the gene that determines Japanese plum skin colour due to the presence or absence of anthocyanins, a group of plant antioxidant pigments with health-promoting effectsCredit: CRAG-IRTA The presence…