• Wageningen Scientists Unravel Onion Genome

    4 days ago - By ISAAA

    Researchers from Wageningen University and Research have unraveled the onion genome, a breakthrough that will help speed up the development of new onion varieties that are resistant to various stresses such as drought and meet the world's growing demand for onions.Onion is one of the most widely grown vegetables in the world and an important ...
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  • Australian Researchers Develop Tools to Identify Plant Genes Resistant to Disease-causing Fungi

    4 days ago - By ISAAA

    Researchers from The University of Western Australia and The UWA Institute of Agriculture in collaboration with the University of Melbourne have developed tools to identify plant genes that are resistant to disease-causing fungi and deploy them to create more resistant crops.The researchers looked at the evolution of the resistance genes agai...
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