Ecuador: Banana led exports in 2016

The banana sector is very satisfied with the signing of the multi-party agreement between Ecuador and the European Union. Eduardo Ledesma, the president of the Association of Exporters of Bananas of Ecuador (AEBE), said that the signing of this agreement generated many expectations for the banana sector. In this sense, they announced that a public-private

Vitamin E in maize could lead to more nutritious crop

Scientists from Cornell University and colleagues from other institutions have identified genes that control Vitamin E content in the maize grain. The researchers used different types of genetic association analyses to identify 14 genes across the maize genome involved in the synthesis of vitamin E. Six genes were newly discovered to encode proteins that contribute