Plants Warn One Another of Pest Attack through Mycorrhizal Fungal Network

Jay Owen Nature/Biomimicry

======================================================== ISIS Report 28/10/13 Plants Warn One Another of Pest Attack through Mycorrhizal Fungal Network ######################################################################### Exquisite inter-species relationships between plants and fungi threatened by industrial farming. Dr Eva Sirinathsinghji Underground intercom between plants A network of the soil microorganism – arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi – act as an underground intercommunications …

Ethanol Sucks!

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

Forward to a Friend Having trouble viewing this issue? Click¬†here. Refer a Friend to Energy and Capital. Ethanol Sucks! By Jeff Siegel | Monday, February 11th, 2013 It’s been labeled the worst U.S. drought in more than fifty years. Crops have been wiped out, farms have gone under, and herds …

How to Create Resilient Agriculture

kristy Earth Systems Science

How to create resilient agriculture Food security is critical to the mission of Rio+20, writes Gordon Conway, Imperial College London. The threats are numerous: repeated food price spikes; shortages of good-quality land and water; rising energy energy and fertiliser prices; and the consequences of climate change… More Livelihoods, water and …