Science & Technology

Science & Technology

CFIA Awards Grant to Develop Treatment for Control of Quarantine Plant Pests

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has awarded a grant as part of a 2020 challenge that began in 2020 to develop a phytosanitary...

Communicate Better About Science, Protect Access to Novel Breeding Techniques

The clock is ticking for plant breeders in Canada. The comment period for proposed new guidance for Novel Food Regulations focused on plant breeding...

Genes for Carotenoid Traits in Kernels Provide a Roadmap for More Nutritious Maize

Christine Diepenbrock, an assistant professor in the Department of Plant Sciences, and several researchers from Cornell, Michigan State, Purdue and North Carolina State Universities...

First Fully-Commercialized Traceable Beer Could add Value to Certified Seed

Ontario's Grain Discovery and Alberta's Blindman Brewing are launching the first fully-commercialized traceability system for beer, starting with their new May Long Double IPA...

USask Research Will Make for Hardier Beans, Bolster Global Food Security

Tepary bean genome may lead to sustainable alternatives for legume crops affected by changing climate. Tepary beans — a high protein legume common to the...

Do Peas Make Smart Investment Decisions?

Researchers at the University of Oxford have shown that pea plants are able to make smart investment decisions when it comes to interactions with...

CFIA Awards Grant to Develop Treatment for Control of Quarantine Plant Pests

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has awarded a grant as part of a 2020 challenge that began in 2020 to develop a phytosanitary...

Communicate Better About Science, Protect Access to Novel Breeding Techniques

The clock is ticking for plant breeders in Canada. The comment period for proposed new guidance for Novel Food Regulations focused on plant breeding...

Genes for Carotenoid Traits in Kernels Provide a Roadmap for More Nutritious Maize

Christine Diepenbrock, an assistant professor in the Department of Plant Sciences, and several researchers from Cornell, Michigan State, Purdue and North Carolina State Universities...

First Fully-Commercialized Traceable Beer Could add Value to Certified Seed

Ontario's Grain Discovery and Alberta's Blindman Brewing are launching the first fully-commercialized traceability system for beer, starting with their new May Long Double IPA...

USask Research Will Make for Hardier Beans, Bolster Global Food Security

Tepary bean genome may lead to sustainable alternatives for legume crops affected by changing climate. Tepary beans — a high protein legume common to the...

Do Peas Make Smart Investment Decisions?

Researchers at the University of Oxford have shown that pea plants are able to make smart investment decisions when it comes to interactions with...