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Archive | February, 2011

Food waste

New composting process recognised in Grower of the Year award

A patented process to control the degradation of plant material during composting has been short-listed as a finalist in the Technical Product category in this year’s Grower of the Year awards. The process was invented by Professor Keith Waldron from the Institute of Food Research and developed with the help of industry partners, Defra, the […]

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Novel imaging technique looks inside starch granules

Starch is the major storage compound in plants, and a major component of cereal grains and so is an important part of our food.  For this reason scientists are keen to understand how it is made and stored by the plant, and how changes to the plants genes could affect the composition and properties of […]

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