New publications: Agro-ecological options for fall armyworm management
Researchers suggest agro-ecological approaches be promoted as a core component of integrated pest management programs.
New publications: Small businesses, potentially large impacts
The role of fertilizer traders as agricultural extension agents in Bangladesh.
New publications: Biofortification of maize with provitamin A can reduce aflatoxin load
This research is especially significant for countries where the health burdens of exposure to aflatoxin and prevalence of vitamin A deficiency converge with high rates of maize consumption.
New publications: Identifying common genetic bases for yield, biomass and radiation use efficiency in spring wheat
The study opens the door for a series of important biological questions about the role of RUE in yield potential and in the ability to increase grain biomass.
New publications: Gender and agricultural innovation in Oromia region, Ethiopia
Authors examine how smallholders attempt to innovate with improved wheat seed, row planting, and the broad bed maker, introduced through the Ethiopian agricultural extension system.
New publications: Role of Modelling in International Crop Research
Resource-poor farmers worldwide stand to gain from developments in the field of crop modelling.
New publications: Germplasm bank accessions add value to elite wheat lines
For the first time ever, a research team of more than 40 scientists has genetically characterized values of exotics in hexaploid wheat.