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April 5, 2024

Growing up surrounded by agriculture and its challenges kickstarted interest for Nuseed sunflower breeder

November 30, 2023

Semences de tournesol - Céline Motard, Terres Inovia : « L’impression que la qualité des semences proposées se dégrade » (Circuits Culture)

April 27, 2022

France - Lettre ouverte de la Confédération Paysanne aux productrices et producteurs de tournesol

March 22, 2022

Tournesol : augmenter les surfaces et optimiser la prochaine récolte d’une culture essentielle pour la souveraineté alimentaire
Sunflower: increasing the area and optimising the next harvest of an essential crop for food sovereignty

October 13, 2021

Better production, nutrition, environment equals better life

June 11, 2020

A Sunflower Story - The Crop Trust’s Luis Salazar visits Argentina, where our Crop Wild Relatives Project pre-breeding partners from INTA, the National Agricultural Technology Institute, are evaluating hundreds of new crosses between wild and domesticated sunflowers

October 19, 2017

With genetic advances, new promise for sunflowers’ profitable future (Net Nebraska)

February 6, 2017

France - Pourquoi choisir le tournesol ? Le tournesol, une culture rentable

April 17, 2016

Argentina - Destacan aportes del INTA a la producción a partir de avances en genética y biotecnología (Info Campo)

April 5, 2016

Sunflowers still among top earners (Farm Progress)

March 20, 2016

Xavier Beulin, président du groupe Avril : "Nous voulons aider le Maroc à devenir producteur de semences" (L'Usine Nouvelle)

September 29, 2015

Meet the scientists hunting and saving wild sunflower seeds (Modern Farmer)

April 13, 2015

Pakistan - Experimenting with hybrid seeds of maize, rice, wheat and sunflower (Dawn)

February 24, 2015

2015 University of Queensland Sunflower Competition: high schools grow next generation of plant scientists

October 15, 2014

Ten things to know about the flowers of fall: sunflowers - Scientists unfurl common flowers' genetic secrets

December 2, 2013

Sénégal - Scandale dans le marché des semences d’arachides : Plus de « 20 milliards » détournés par des opérateurs véreux (Dakar Actu)

April 29, 2013

U.S. a surprisingly large reservoir of crop plant diversity - A new inventory reveals that nearly 4,600 "crop wild relatives" make the United States home

August 3, 2012

Summer sunflowers not just for kids anymore (The Commercial Appeal)

June 25, 2012

Sunflower seed drug discovery earns national award

May 16, 2012

Nufarm sunflowers work a treat (Stock & Land)

March 20, 2012

Replacing trans fat - New crops from Dow Chemical and DuPont target food makers looking for stable, heart-healthy oils (Chemical & Engineering News)

March 14, 2012

Planting the seeds for heart-healthier fries and other foods

March 12, 2012

How a sunflower gene crossed the line from weed to crop (NPR)

February 7, 2012

Texas producers evaluating mMore alternative crops, including sunflower and canola

January 9, 2012

Climate change 'will boost British farmers’ (The Telegraph)

January 6, 2012

How the Russians saved America's sunflower (NPR)

December 12, 2011

SEEDS 2000 of Breckinridge, Minnesota recently acquired by Australian company NuFarm (AgWeek)

November 10, 2011

El girasol puede dar un salto cuantitativo (El Santafesino)

September 26, 2011

Brasil - Complexo Agroindustrial do Biodiesel é tema de livro

April 29, 2011

Entrevista con Rafael Garcés, Profesor del Instituto de la Grasa: "Con este nuevo aceite ayuidamos a promocionar la salud" (Andalucia Investiga)


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