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Fertilizers/Pest Management

A beetle’s Achilles heel

Glyphosate inhibits symbiotic bacteria in the saw-toothed grain beetleCredit: Julian Kiefer, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz Saw-toothed grain beetles live in a symbiotic association with bacteria. Their bacterial partners…

The legume family tree

Massive molecular study uncovers clues to the evolution and diversification of essential plant familyCredit: Yiyong Zhao, Chien-Hsun Huang, and Hong Ma The most comprehensive study of the family tree for legumes, the plant family that…

Revealing the secret cocoa pollinators

International research team led by Göttingen University investigates landscape and farm-level man-agement in cocoa agroforests in IndonesiaCredit: Manuel Toledo The importance of pollinators to ensure successful harvests and thus…