Fungi are one of the most diverse organisms on Earth, contributing to many of the features we know and rely on to maintain life on our planet. Fungi live everywhere and are estimated to make up 50% of our agricultural soils, helping to degrade organic matter and assist in soil aggregation. Fungi produce a wide range of bioactive metabolites which can improve plant growth and supply inorganic nutrients to plants.
The world cereal production in 2022 fell by 57 million tonnes (-2.0%) compared with total production in 2021, marking the first fall in three years. Primarily driven by conflicts and extreme weather events, this downgrade in production has increased global demand for cereals and grains. This rise in demand has led many cereal and grain … Read more