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Patent Journal special notices: 6858

Publication date 28 October 2020.
28 October 2020, 4:30 am

Patents Journal special notices 2020

The Patents Journal special notices are published every Wednesday at 4:30am.
28 October 2020, 4:30 am

Marine Management Organisation seeks evidence and views on new protections for English marine sites

Call for evidence launches on proposals to better safeguard marine habitats.
28 October 2020, 12:15 am

PM call with President Nicos Anastasiades: 27 October 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke with President Nicos Anastasiades of the Republic of Cyprus.
27 October 2020, 10:59 pm

The need for a political settlement to solve the crisis in Syria

Statement by Ambassador Jonathan Allen, UK Chargé d’Affaires to the UN, at the Security Council briefing on the situation in Syria
27 October 2020, 7:17 pm

Managing climate risk through crop diversification in rural Kenya

This study employs panel data models on farm household and 31-year rainfall and temperature data to analyze the effects of climatic variability
27 October 2020, 6:56 pm

The role of vegetable genetic resources in nutrition security and vegetable breeding

Malnutrition, comprising undernutrition, micronutrient deficiency, and overnutrition, is more widespread than hunger and affects most nations
27 October 2020, 6:56 pm

How much is too much? Quantifying pesticide overuse in vegetable production in Southeast Asia

This paper quantifies the extent of pesticide overuse in vegetable production systems in Southeast Asia.
27 October 2020, 6:55 pm

Exploring solution spaces for nutrition-sensitive agriculture in Kenya and Vietnam

Smallholder agriculture is an important source of livelihoods in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.
27 October 2020, 6:55 pm

Household gardening with traditional African vegetables to improve diets of children and young women in East Africa

Malnutrition caused by lack of micronutrients in the daily diets of people in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda is an urgent problem
27 October 2020, 6:55 pm

Decision-making to diversify farm systems for climate change adaptation

This article outlines 7 steps on how practitioners and researchers in agricultural development can work with farmers in decision-making
27 October 2020, 6:54 pm

Modelled distributions and conservation status of the wild relatives of chile peppers (Capsicum L.)

The aim of this study was to fill critical knowledge gaps on the distributions and conservation status of the wild relatives of chile peppers
27 October 2020, 6:54 pm

Whole-genome sequencing provides insights into the genetic diversity and domestication of bitter gourd (Momordica spp.)

Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia) is a popular cultivated vegetable in Asian and African countries.
27 October 2020, 6:54 pm

Small mesh nets protect tomato plants from insect pests and increase yields in eastern Africa

The cultivation of vegetables under tunnels is considered a promising alternative to the use of chemicals to manage insect pests.
27 October 2020, 6:54 pm

Long-read bitter gourd (Momordica charantia) genome and the genomic architecture of nonclassic domestication

Bitter gourd is an important Asian vegetable and medicinal plant
27 October 2020, 6:53 pm

Simultaneous quantification of polyphenols, glycoalkaloids and saponins in African nightshade leaves

Using ultra-high performance liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry with acid assisted hydrolysis and multivariate analysis
27 October 2020, 6:53 pm

OsbHLH073 negatively regulates internode elongation and plant height by modulating GA homeostasis in rice

Internode elongation is one of the key agronomic traits determining a plant’s height and biomass
27 October 2020, 6:53 pm

Mapping patterns of abiotic and biotic stress resilience uncovers conservation gaps and breeding potential of Vigna wild relatives

This study provides insights in patterns of distribution of abiotic and biotic stress resilience across Vigna gene pools
27 October 2020, 6:53 pm

Functional divergence of the Arabidopsis florigen-interacting bZIP transcription factors FD and FDP

Flowering of many plant species depends on interactions between basic leucine zipper transcription factors and systemically transported florigen proteins.
27 October 2020, 6:53 pm

Development of a genotype-specific molecular marker associated with Restoration-of-Fertility (Rf) in chile pepper (Capsicum annuum)

Cytoplasmic male sterility (CMS) breeding systems expedite the production of hybrid seed in many crops
27 October 2020, 6:52 pm