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Modelling atmospheric dispersal of fungal pathogens on continental scales to safeguard global wheat production (2018-12-30)The recent emergence of highly virulent strains of the pathogen causing wheat stem rust has been acknowledged as a threat to global food security. In infected wheat fields, vast amounts of pathogenic fungal spores are ...
Cocoa yield, nutrients and shade trees in traditional cocoa agroforests in a climate change context: a case study in Bahia, Brazil (2018-12-12)Brazil is the world’s sixth largest cocoa producer with 270,000 tonnes of cocoa produced per year. In a world with an increasing demand for chocolate, but with agriculture threatened by climate change, the chocolate industry ...
Novel methods for biological network inference: an application to circadian Ca2+ signaling network (2018-11-30)Biological processes involve complex biochemical interactions among a large number of species like cells, RNA, proteins and metabolites. Learning these interactions is essential to interfering artificially with biological ...