Agriculture

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A tweaked yeast can make ethanol from cornstalks and a harvest’s other leftovers

When corn farmers harvest their crop, they often leave the stalks, leaves and spent cobs to rot in the fields. Now, engineers...

Nanoscale nutrients can protect plants from fungal diseases

Chances are, most — if not all — of the produce in your kitchen is threatened by fungal diseases. The threat looms...

U.S. honeybees had the worst winter die-off in more than a decade

U.S. honeybees just weathered an unusually bad winter. About 38 percent of beekeepers’ colonies died between October 1, 2018,...