16 August, 2020
Efficient greenhouse complexes that will grow crops using the resources available on desert coasts could improve food security for millions.
21 June, 2020
Researchers at KAUST are developing a test that is rapid, accurate and easy to use in the field—can it help flatten future curves?
01 June, 2020
Discovery of signaling intermediary could lead to more pest-resistant crops.
21 May, 2020
Plant scientist Salim Al-Babili and his team are working across many fronts to save sub-Saharan African cereal crops from a menacing weed.
Factors influencing the tolerance of barley to saline soils have been uncovered using an advanced robust statistical technique.
A newly discovered plant metabolite that promotes anchor root growth may prove valuable in helping crops grow in nutrient-deficient soils.
Dec 26, 2019
A Cas protein that cleaves viral RNA has been harnessed in a CRISPR/Cas system to destroy prolific viral infections in crop plants.
20 February, 2020
KAUST Discovery - Issue 9
05 December, 2019
Identifying genes that confer resistance to leaf rust infections could help generate durably resistant cereal crops.