agronomy and food science

Agronomy - Life Sciences

New research published in Science shows how the rise of modern agriculture turned a North American native plant, common waterhemp, into a problematic agricultural weed. An international team led by researchers at the University of British Columbia with colleagues at the University of Toronto, compared 187 waterhemp samples from modern farms and neighbouring wetlands with more than 100 historical samples dating as far back as 1820 that had been stored in museums across North America.

Waterloo-led team tackles food insecurity through sustainable year-round berry production in Canada. By Katharine Tuerke Faculty of Science - Climate change, armed conflict, economic and political instability and natural disasters can all impact food security.

Agronomy - Aug 9, 2022

Food recalls could be a thing of the past if artificial intelligence (AI) is utilized in food production, according to a recent study from UBC and the University of Guelph.

Environment - Agronomy - Aug 24, 2022

"Wow!" was the first word out of Chef Jaco Lokker 's mouth after biting into a vegan burger made of black beans and tempeh that was seasoned with herbs and spices.

Health - Agronomy - Aug 16, 2022

A new chemical compound under development at Simon Fraser University could give beekeepers an edge in the fight against varroa mites, a deadly parasite that affects honeybees.

Agronomy - Nov 14, 2022

The growth rate of seafood farming worldwide peaked in 1996 according to new UBC research, highlighting the importance of rebuilding wild fish stocks to feed future demand.


Selected Jobs
Agronomy/Food Science - 01.02
Assistant / Associate Professor, Wheat Breeding and Genetics University of Alberta
Agronomy/Food Science - 28.11.2022
Tenure-Track Faculty position in dairy science - physiochemistry Université de Laval
Agronomy/Food Science - 28.11.2022
Professeure ou professeur en sciences laitières - physicochimie Université de Laval
Agronomy/Food Science - 17.09.2021
Research Associate - Agronomy University of Alberta