Peas are a good source of vitamins C and E, zinc, and other antioxidants that strengthen your immune system. Other nutrients, such as vitamins A and B and coumestrol, help reduce inflammation and lower your risk of chronic conditions, including diabetes, heart disease, and arthritis.
The pathogen invades a host plant through a direct method by enzymatic cleavage of cell wall and plasma membrane or invades through a natural opening such as stomata or through a wound; it then starts to weaken the plant’s defense mechanism and induces the release of nutrients for their survival
A recent study in Belize unveils the positive impacts of slash-and-burn agriculture on forest biodiversity. Indigenous farmers, practicing intermediate-sized slash-and-burn techniques, contributed to increased plant diversity in rainforest areas. The research sheds light on the potential benefits of Indigenous practices, challenging conventional perceptions of slash-and-burn agriculture and highlighting its role in fostering biodiversity.
The most widely cultivated crop in the world — is under growing attack from harmful toxins. Across Europe, almost half of wheat crops are impacted by the fungal infection that gives rise to these toxins. These troublesome ‘mycotoxins’ are produced by the fungus that causes Fusarium Head Blight, a disease that affects wheat and other […]