At the University of Central Lancashire, in partnership with international collaborators, we are currently investigating the impact of biofortified zinc wheat in a rural community in northwest Pakistan – where over 40% of women are zinc deficient. The diet is very limited in this community but wheat flour is used every day to make chapattis.
A new study provides new insights to demonstrate that multiple wetlands or 'wetland complexes' within a watershed are extremely effective at reducing harmful nitrate in rivers and streams.
Across the agriculture industry, doing more with less has become a mantra. The pressure to increase yields from an ever decreasing availability of tillable land makes farming today particularly challenging, and shows no signs of reversing as population density increases worldwide.
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