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More environmentally friendly agriculture practices are needed to keep the farming industry strong in Arizona, a report from the university's Southwest Center finds.
The Arizona Partnership for Climate-Smart Food Crops will promote climate-smart food production practices and help farmers reduce water consumption and carbon emissions.
The University of Arizona's new spaceflight training programs aim to develop classes that will enable the future of inclusive space travel.
Ever wonder what gives a forest its pine-fresh scent? The answer is the molecular compound pinene, naturally released by plants. A new study explores how and under what conditions plants emit pinene and other volatile organic compounds into the atmosphere. The results may help scientists detect when an ecosystem is in distress.
A team of University of Arizona researchers is working to scale up production of carbon-absorbing marine algae in an effort to curb the worst impacts of climate change.
Coffee is the world's most traded product, and it is highly vulnerable to climate change. Researchers at Biosphere 2 are studying coffee plant sensitivity and how growing and bean processing conditions affect flavor.
Surprisingly little is known about how rain moves through landscapes once it's on the ground. A $3.5 million grant will allow scientists to study the role of plants and microbes in the process.
UArizona researchers are part of a national team analyzing how the practice of growing crops under solar panels can best be implemented across the country.
The National Science Foundation grant will support graduate students working across scientific disciplines on challenges ranging from climate change to sustainable food production.