Scientists use spatial price prediction models to estimate local prices that might be more relevant than the national average.
Seed systems play a major role in Africa’s agricultural transformation — but are they gender-friendly?
Digital seed information system will connect farmers to information and seed suppliers.
Source: Dawn (23 Dec 2019)
Pakistan has released 20 new high-yielding, disease-resistant and climate change-resilient wheat and maize varieties during the year.
CSISA publishes policy and research note on how to develop balanced nutrient management innovations in the region.
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.
A new agrodealer survey explores smallholder’s access to improved maize seed and fertilizer in Tanzania and Uganda.
Recent impact studies in Uganda and Zambia show that farmers adopting drought-tolerant maize increased their yields significantly and reduced risks of crop failure.
Experts reflect on the successful efforts to limit the spread of maize lethal necrosis across eastern and southern Africa.
Breaking Ground: Pieter Rutsaert looks to better marketing for faster adoption of climate-smart maize in Africa
Markets and value chains expert studies seed demand and distribution, with the aim to help agro-dealers and seed businesses better market improved seed.
Nepal boosts domestic maize hybrid seed production.
Smallholders in India’s Karnataka state get higher yields from drought- and heat-tolerant maize.
Stress-tolerant maize varieties are transforming lives in northern Uganda.
Scientists mobilize African and Latin American knowledge to protect Asia’s maize.