CIMMYT Principal Scienist M.L. Jat is optimistic fires from crop burning will be reduced this year in Haryana and Punjab, India. “There are more happy seeder machines in the two states this year than any time in the past.” Read more here.
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Agriculture and sustainability: the contribution of microsatellites
Source: Donne del Food (16 Oct 2019)
Study by CIMMYT, Stanford and Cornell shows microsatellites can contribute to sustainable increase of food production.
Microsatellite data can help double impact of agricultural interventions
Researchers argue data from small satellites can help target agricultural interventions to locations where impact will be greatest.
Spurt in stubble burning in Pakistan raises heat in Punjab
Source: Hindustan Times (11 Oct 2019)
CIMMYT and Cornell study states the health risks of pollution caused by stubble burning.