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Burleigh Dodds Crops Round Up 
2 July 2020 
NEW for August 
 
 
Edited by: Professor Dirk E. Maier, Iowa State University, USA 
 
About the book 
• Reviews latest research on causes of cereal postharvest losses 
• Comprehensive review of the strengths and weakness of different technologies to control postharvest insect pests of cereals 
• Covers latest research on the detection and control of fungal contaminants 
What others are saying... 
 
"With contributions by leading international authorities, it highlights the causes and provides the needed science and technology to prevent postharvest spoilage losses. It will be a standard text for educating future post-harvest grain scientists and technicians and fills a critical information gap." 
 
Emeritus Prof. Ronald T. Noyes, Oklahoma State University, USA; Fellow of the American Society of Agricultural & Biological Engineers; President of Grain Storage Engineering LLC 
crops
Improving drought and salinity in crops 
 
A team of researchers at the University of Nevada, USA have discovered how manipulating thale cress to act as a succulent can improve water-use efficiency and salinity tolerance, ultimately reducing the effects of drought. A similar approach is be trialled for use on food and bioenergy crops. [Read more here]. 
 
 
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Tackling fall armyworm (FAW) 
 
CABI have recently announced their partnership with leading experts in agriculture to launch a new platform that will encourage collaboration on a global scale to help combat the spread and latter effects of fall armyworm (FAW). 
[Read more here]. 
Soil health
Tackling climate change with soil? 
 
Collaborative efforts to boost carbon capture in soil may offset an increase in greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new article. Driven by the need to be more sustainable, farmers are turning their backs on conventional methods of farming and instead turning to practices like Conservation Agriculture.  
[Read more here]. 
 
crop nutrition
Avoiding phosphorus losses 
 
Researchers at the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) have developed an application (P-Trap) that makes designing an on-farm strategy to remove phosphorus from field runoff or subsurface drainage that much easier than it is currently.  
[Read more here]. 
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Related Titles 
Burleigh Dodds Livestock Round Up 
2 July 2020 

Editor Announcement 

Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing is delighted to announce that Professor Thom Huppertz and Professor Todor Vasiljevic have agreed to edit our forthcoming collection: ‘Understanding and improving the functional and nutritional properties of milk‘. 
 
Dr Thom Huppertz is Professor of Dairy Science and Technology at Wageningen University, The Netherlands and Principal Scientist at FrieslandCampina, The Netherlands. 
 
Dr Todor Vasiljevic is Professor of Food Science and Head of the Advanced Food Systems Research Unit within the Institute for Sustainable Industries and Liveable Cities at Victoria University, Australia. 
 
Find out more about our new editors here 

Improving rumen function - OUT NOW 

 
Edited by: Dr C. S. McSweeney, CSIRO, Australia; and Professor R. I. Mackie, University of Illinois, USA. 
 
What others are saying... 
 
"An up-to-date reference text on the ruminal microbiota and its function is long overdue. The proposed volume will fill the gap admirably." 
Emeritus Professor John Wallace, University of Aberdeen, UK 
Cattle
Mitigating methane production in dairy cows using Eucalyptus 
 
Researchers are faced with the task of reducing methane emission in livestock production. Eucalyptus has been established as a worthy contender, as claimed by researchers at the Animal Production Research Institute. [Read more here]. 
dairy cattle
Detecting milk fraud 
 
Detecting the authenticity of milk has been a key challenge for the dairy sector since the rise of milk adulteration. Digi.Bio and SwissDeCode have partnered up in a project funded by the EUREKA-Eurostars program to accelerate the ability to detect milk fraud. [Read more here]. 
poultry
Alternative methods attempted to improve poultry welfare 
 
Researchers at The University of São Paulo, Brazil have recently completed a research study into the viability of producing chickens in a forest environment as a means for improving the health and welfare of the animal. [Read more here]. 
Pigs
Ensuring pig welfare at slaughter 
 
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) have emphasised the need to ensure that the welfare of pigs is not ignored during slaughter. According to scientific opinion, most of the reported hazards related to pig welfare occur due to inadequate staff training and poorly designed facilities. [Read more here]. 
Last Week's Survey Results 
In our newsletter last week we asked the following question: 
 
Are the information resources you most commonly use in print or digital format? 
 
75% of our voters answered that print is still the desired format for accessing the research used on a regular basis. 
 
Don't forget that all Burleigh Dodds content is available in both print and digital formats worldwide. 
 
Visit our website for more information. 
 
This week's question 
 
Are you aware that you can purchase individual chapter collections from Burleigh Dodds Science? 
 
Yes 
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