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rice productionvideo

WUR Helps Design Uniquely Productive Complex Rice System in Indonesia

A joint project by Wageningen University and Research (the Netherlands) and Brawijaya University (Indonesia) has resulted in cultivation methods which outperform all other forms...
Greenhouse Gas Emissions

WUR Is Making Use of Smart Solutions to Limit Greenhouse Gas...

Wageningen University & Research is developing a comprehensive research programme with the aim of cutting greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture and land use in...
energy system

Testing the Energy Systems of the Future

The renewable energy sector is expanding, with a constantly increasing number of wind and solar energy providers. This growth results in the use of...
carbon sink

Research finds a hidden carbon sink in the soils beneath our...

Research on grasslands in Ireland, supervised by Prof Gary Lanigan (Teagasc - the Irish Agriculture and Food Development Authority) and Prof Rachel Creamer and...
wormvideo

Agriculture Should Not Attempt to Copy Nature

‘As a soil ecologist, you have to treat statements such as “agriculture should learn from nature” with caution. Because nature is wonderful and endlessly...
plant

Towards Better Understanding of Plant Development Through a Core Concept from...

Today two ‘Wageningen-scientists’ published an insight review about the relation between external factors and the developmental and evolutionary processes in plants. For making this...
swarm intelligence

Will Precision Agriculture Bring You Food Grown by Drones, Using Swarm...

Drones will help farmers to map weeds in their field, and improve crop yields. This is the promise of a research project funded by...