Amos Alakonya talks pests, procedure, and why everyone should be concerned about seed health.
International symposium in New Delhi serves to discuss new technologies and management approaches.
Wheat blast is one of the most fearsome and intractable wheat diseases in recent decades. It spreads through infected seeds, crop residues as well as by spores that can travel long distances in the air, posing a major threat to wheat production in tropical areas.
Science offers opportunity to curb greenhouse gas emissions related to agriculture and meet climate goals.
Researchers identify national policies, climate and soil fertility changes, population increase, and urban expansion as the major drivers of farming systems change in the Hawassa area of Ethiopia.
The COMPASS smartphone phone app uses data from farmers and from satellites to provide precise crop management advice.
Experts reflect on the successful efforts to limit the spread of maize lethal necrosis across eastern and southern Africa.
Experts work together at hackathon to develop Enterprise Breeding System that can serve CGIAR organizations and national agricultural research programs.
Review indicates positive health impacts from diverse diets that include not more than 50% carbohydrates and the right mix of grain-based foods.
Source: The Reporter (16 Nov 2019)
New platform will put resilience at the center of livelihoods in response to rising populations, growing food demand and ecological crisis.
Hans-Joachim Braun and Alexey Morgunov receive awards and fellowships at annual meeting of crop science peers.
The effect of factors limiting production differs across regions, researchers observe.
Head of CIMMYT Wheat Germplasm Bank receives Frank N. Meyer Medal for contributions to germplasm collection, conservation and use.
Scientists develop an early warning system that delivers wheat rust predictions directly to farmers’ phones
New research describes a revolutionary early warning system that can predict and mitigate wheat rust diseases in Ethiopia.
Scientists mobilize African and Latin American knowledge to protect Asia’s maize.