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Today's genebanks are essential to maintaining the resilience of the global agricultural system in the face of climate change, new pests and diseases, shifts in trade and dietary preferences, natural
Crop wild relatives, the wild progenitors and closely related cousins of cultivated plant
species, are sources of valuable genetic resources for crop improvement. Persisting gaps
Grain legumes provide a rich resource of plant nutrition to human diets and are vital for food security and sustainable cropping.
This webinar will demonstrate the role carbon plays in crop rotations with cover crops. Participate in this training to learn how carbon enters the plant and ultimately the soil.
This presentation reveals how gardens efforts have helped surpass the goals of the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge!
Sunflower is a unique model species for assessing crop responses and adaptation to climate change. We provide an initial assessment of how climate change may influence the abiotic and biotic environment of cultivated sunflower across the world.
Canada is home to about 5087 species of higher plants of which 25% were introduced to Canada either deliberately or by accident. The richness of botanical species is highest in the southern, more densely settled parts of the country.
The impacts of climate change are already being felt in communities across the country.
More frequent and intense extreme weather and climate-related events, as well as changes
Originating in Europe in the 16th century, botanic gardens are found in nearly every country in the world.
“Soil pollution” refers to the presence in the soil of a chemical or substance out
of place and/or present at a higher than normal concentration that has adverse