What is this notion of pH, and why is it so mission critical? The symptoms of a problem are drawn out in farm soils: its creeping acidity, so to speak.
Articles by Tim Durham, Plant M.D.
The Colorado Potato Beetle has found a way to become resistant to every pesticide concoction we throw at it. The CPB always ends up outsmarting us.
A ninth-grader in an advanced biology class sent in questions to GMO Answers, and because I am one of the resident experts, they were forwarded to me.
By seeding doubt about GMOs from a first-world soapbox, Kavin Senapathy is doing a disservice to the same at-risk populations she professes to cherish.
Miraculin is a protein found in the Miracle Fruit. This tropical species has a curious attribute — it can (temporarily) invert intense sour to delectable sweet. And it’s calorie free.
Thanksgiving is a powder keg — jetlagged, hangry family members, cramped quarters, and spirited political debates with Uncle Bob palpably elevate the tension. You pray he succumbs to the post-gorge turkey coma (PSA: tryptophan doesn’t induce sleepiness) before going on a circular rant in your general direction. It’s the same predictable formula every year (at […]
Kiss the Ground is a documentary with infodemic tendencies — style over substance, with some “factoids” made to go viral with no critical analysis.
Agriculturalists often don’t have a problem reconciling science with faith — the sum being seen as greater than their individual parts.
Whatever the crop, plant breeders — using classical or molecular approaches — have never been timelier for food, economic, and environmental security.
In an era where information is a hot commodity, does the open-source model have a future in agriculture, or is it a flirtation destined to fail?