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Identified: A mechanism that protects plant fertility from stress

As Temperatures rise due to global warming the need to protect plants from stressful conditions has increased, as stress can cause a loss in yield and cause further impact economically. A consortium led by the University of Warwick have successfully identified two proteins that protect crops from stress, which is key in safeguarding food production.

Mon 01 Mar 2021, 10:08 | Tags: Plants, climate change, School of Life Sciences, Evolution, Sciences

University of Warwick signs agreement with agronomy specialist to bring UK beans to market

The University of Warwick’s research commercialisation wing, Warwick Innovations, has signed a contract with agronomy specialist Agrii to promote the commercial production of UK haricot beans developed by scientists at the University of Warwick.


Soil bacteria hormone discovery provides fertile ground for new antibiotics

An international team of scientists working at the University of Warwick, UK, and Monash University, Australia, have determined the molecular basis of a biological mechanism that could enable more efficient and cost-effective production of existing antibiotics, and also allow scientists to uncover new antibiotics in soil bacteria.

Wed 03 Feb 2021, 16:06 | Tags: School of Life Sciences, research, Life Sciences, Chemistry

New centre puts farmer priorities at heart of innovation research

Warwick joins forces with leading UK universities to focus agricultural research where it can make most difference on the ground


Chemical memory in plants affects chances of offspring survival

Researchers at the University of Warwick have uncovered the mechanism that allows plants to pass on their ‘memories’ to offspring, which results in growth and developmental defects.


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