And looking to the next 150 years, the study by plant scientist
James Wong and food historian Dr Polly Russell forecasts "space farms" - based on experiments used on other planets such as Mars.
Dr Windram has been working with Dr Brown and Professor Katherine Denby, a plant scientist
from the University of York, to adapt a technique commonly used in astronomy called multispectral imaging to spot the coffee rust.
Kate has grown vegetables from childhood, and Ben studied as a plant scientist
, which comes in handy for the more complicated breeding projects.
The workshop was attended by around 100 experts, while eminent Japanese plant scientist
Eminent Japanese plant scientist
Prof Dr Motoaki Seki, and Dr Khurram Bashir joined the workshop as international speakers.
"With a tool like this, we can begin to breed plants that are more efficient in using water," said one of the researchers Patrick Schnable, plant scientist
at Iowa State University in the US.
The search engine giant commemorated plant scientist
Ekeblad's "ingenuity and scientific achievements."
One in six American men will develop prostate cancer.It is the most common cancer after skin cancer, and the second biggest cancer killer for men.Two Israeli scientists at the Weizmann Institute in Israel promise an almost miraculous cure, now in clinical trials at New York's Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.It is the culmination of 20 years of basic research by plant scientist
Avigdor Scherz and cancer researcher Yoram Saloman.
A PLANT scientist
from Norwich only realised he had helped save cancer tot Layla Richards when he read her amazing story.
Carver, born a slave, was the first African American to attend Iowa State and went on to become a world famous plant scientist
at the Tuskee Institute.
Muscat: A rare banana found in an oasis in Jebel Bani Jaber near Tiwi has pest-resistant characteristics that could help protect the global banana industry, said a German plant scientist
. Dr Andreas Buerkert, from the University of Kassel in Germany, together with Dr Sulaiman Al Khanjari, his former Omani PhD student and later colleague, discovered the banana, referred to as the Umq Bir banana after the oasis where it grows, in 2003, and has been studying it ever since.