International Sugar Journal

USA – Ethanol producers switch to lucrative sanitizer production [Full subscriber]

Switching to producing high-grade alcohol for sanitizer production has given a lifeline to ethanol producers hit hard with falling demand for fuel ethanol during the Covid-19 pandemic, reported Reuters.

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Discovery of “on-off” switch in plant immune responses could aid disease resistance [Full subscriber]

Researchers at the University of California San Diego’s (UCSD) Division of Biological Sciences investigating the ways that plants protect themselves — from insects to pathogens — have discovered an ”on-off” switch that controls plant defensive mechanisms.

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