Biodiversity and Bioresources
The biodiversity and bioresources strategy covers Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s scientific activities related to the preservation of organisms and genetic material of interest to agriculture, as well as the protection of Canada’s biodiversity and agricultural value chain from pests and invasive species.
Learn about what we’ve been up to...
- A gut reaction: Yeast-eating bacteria provide key to human and animal intestinal health
- Agricultural double agent: Beetles are both an ally and an adversary
- Bacteria discovery could enhance crop growth
- Buried carbon, Hidden microbes
- DNA barcoding - Science helping farmers identify friend from foe
- DNA Barcoding (video)
- International back-up plan held in Norwegian vault
- Keeping potatoes alive: We've got your "backup"
- Land of the living soil
- Microorganisms: An eco-friendly, sustainable way to help crops grow
- Natural resistance to spots and rots
- Plant Gene Resources Canada (video)
- Plants and bacteria working together
- Prairie insects: The good, the bad, and the useful (video)
- Scientists share midge attacking parasitoids with neighbours
- The secret life of plants (video)
- When artificial breeding is better than natural: the case of the wood bison
- Wild pollinators (video)
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