agriculture

New study suggests wildlife may be answer to phosphorus crisis

Modern agriculture is underpinned by a steady supply of fertilizer. However, one of the main ingredients of fertilizer, phosphorus, is running out, putting pressure and …

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Microscopic inner ear structures reveal why major groups of bats echolocate differently

Lots of bats echolocate — they emit high-pitched squeaks, and based on how those sound waves bounce off their surroundings, they’re able to navigate in …

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Terrain, weather can predict wild pig movements

Managing the United States’ growing wild pig population has become a significant challenge over the past few decades, but new research from the University of …

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Gene-editing used to create single sex mice litters, 100% efficiency

Scientists at the Francis Crick Institute, in collaboration with University of Kent, have used gene editing technology to create female-only and male-only mice litters with …

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Location and intensity of global threats to biodiversity

Using a novel modelling approach, new research published today in Nature Ecology and Evolution reveals the location and intensity of key threats to biodiversity on …

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Current position in agriculture
agriculture

Current Position in Agriculture Regarding Antibiotics

Having reached our overall government antibiotic use target of 50mg/kg two years early, reducing antibiotic sales to farmers by 27% (the lowest since records began), …

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