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Maths helps find climate-proof crops

11:31 - Wed 20/08/2014

Researchers are developing mathematical models to identify genetic material that could help improve food crops' resilience to climate change. Impacts - such as drought, pest a...

Uganda: Flower industry facing new pressures

09:43 - Wed 20/08/2014

Uganda’s flower industry is facing new pressures of how to grow its roses in a more sustainable way as international customers seek a new breed of flowers that meets certain s...

Bagged salad sector worth $7 billion by 2018

17:07 - Tue 19/08/2014

Consumers’ desire for convenience and demand for a wide variety of options will help propel the bagged salad and other ready-to-eat vegetables and fruits sector from $5.5 bill...

Russian sanctions to hit Holland by €400 M

16:28 - Tue 19/08/2014

Sanctions Russia has imposed on agricultural products from the European Union will cut Dutch exports by "at least 300 million euros" ($400 million), based ...

Kenyan flowers to lose duty free access to EU

16:15 - Tue 19/08/2014

Talks between the East African Community (EAC) and the European Union about the signing of a trade deal have resulted in a stalemate. An extension of the duty-free access to t...

Bumper tomato crop expected in Malta

15:58 - Tue 19/08/2014

Farmers in Malta and Gozo are busy harvesting tomatoes that have been grown in their fields, despite the harsh sun. The tomatoes are then taken for processing.

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More news from HortiBiz.com

15:31 - Tue 19/08Indian Army sets up greenhouses on Himalayas (The New Indian Express)

15:29 - Mon 18/08Drought to push produce hike in Turkey (Today's Zaman)

15:20 - Mon 18/08EU compensates fruit and vegetable growers (BBC News)

14:49 - Mon 18/08Canadian growers claim Mexican tomato dumping (Better Farming)

14:35 - Mon 18/08Dutch flower export value reaches €3 billion (FloraCulture International)

13:10 - Mon 18/08Ugandan farmers tackle fake farm inputs (HortiBiz)

09:06 - Mon 18/08US: Breeding to bring back bumble bees (Northwest Public Radio)

11:10 - Fri 15/08Rwanda subsidises irrigation equipment (HortiBiz)

11:00 - Fri 15/08Almerķa airport negotiates with Arab countries (La Voz de Almerķa)

10:55 - Fri 15/08Armenia: $ 100 million to build greenhouses (Armenpress)

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