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  1. Anemophily is the process when pollen is transported by air currents from one individual plant to another. About 12% of the world’s flowering plants are wind-pollinated, including grasses and cereal crops, many trees, and the infamous allergenic ragweeds. Wind pollinating plants release billions...
     
  2. Plantwise is a global programme led byCABI, which works to help farmers lose less of what they grow to plant health problems. Working closely with national agricultural advisory services we establish and support sustainable networks ofplant clinics, run bytrained plant doctors, where farmers can...  
  3. SciDev.Netis the world’s leading source of reliable and authoritative news, views and analysis about science and technology for global development. Our mission is to use independent journalism to help individuals and organisations apply science to decision-making in order to drive equitable,...  
  4. The parasitic weedC. campestrisis native to North America but has been introduced around the world and become a weed in many countries. It is by far the most important of the dodders, perhaps because of its wide host range. This ensures that there is a wide range of crop seeds that may be...  
  5. Speed read Researchers develop a low-cost, biodegradable larvicide to fight Aedes aegypi Its active ingredient, thyme essential oil, is contained in a corn starch shell When in stagnant water, the shell disperses the oil that is lethal to mosquitoes Industrial Crops and Products Volume 136,15...  
  6. Agricultural development can be done successfully, at scale, and in a sustainable, productive, equitable and resilient way. Food can be equitably produced and distributed, agricultural systems can become resilient to stresses and shocks, and markets and value chains can provide incomes and reduce...
     
  7. CABI is a leading provider of microbial services. We specialize in microbial identification and verification, and provide professional microbiology services in support of industry, academia and agriculture. Our team of scientists includes mycologists, molecular biologists, bacteriologists,...
     
  8. Abstract, PLOS ONE, 2018 Climate change has the potential to enhance or disrupt biological systems, but currently, little is known about how organism plasticity may facilitate adaptation to localised climate variation. The bee-flower relationship is an exemplar signal-receiver system that may...
     
  9. Abstract, Environmental Research Letters, 2019 There is a growing concern about the status and trends of animal pollinators worldwide. Pollinators provide a key service to both wild plants and crops by mediating their reproduction, so pollinator conservation is of fundamental importance to...
     
  10. Abstract, Journal of Pollination Ecology, 2012 Science has shown the importance of animal pollinators to human food security, economy, and biodiversity conservation. Science continues to identify various factors causing pollinator declines and their implications. However, translation of the...