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Date：Oct. 29, 2019 Category：Markets
Locusts are denuding Pakistani farms and poised to spread into India.
Date：Jan. 22, 2019 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Delayed harmonisation of policies for encouraging the transfer of seeds across East and Southern Africa is hampering trade and increased agricultural growth, ex...
Date：Oct. 26, 2018 Category：Science&Research
Garlic, oranges, chillies and sex pheromones are among the potentially viable natural control measures that could be used against fall armyworm, according to a ...
Date：Oct. 10, 2018 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
South-East Asia, a major agricultural region with a regulated approach to genetically modified (GM) crops, is faced with a new debate on whether the relatively ...
Date：Aug. 1, 2018 Category：Products
Ethiopian scientists have developed a new sorghum variety that could lead to multiple yields annually.
Date：Oct. 27, 2017 Category：Markets
As the EU considers extending its approval for the weed-killer, African researchers highlight safety concerns.
Date：Jun. 21, 2017 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
A genetically modified (GM) cane variety that can kill the sugarcane borer (Diatraea saccharalis) has been approved in Brazil, to the delight of some scientists...
Date：Nov. 30, 2016 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Robots will soon be fixtures in farms. From tracking cattle and measuring crop health to counting yields and dispensing agro-chemicals, the new technologies pro...
Date：Aug. 15, 2016 Category：Science&Research
A seed storage cold room facility to support maize research and improve livelihood of African smallholders has been launched.
Date：Jan. 25, 2016 Category：Science&Research
A team of Indian researchers has undertaken the sequencing of thousands of chickpea genomes as part of an international project to make it resistant to climate ...
Date：May. 22, 2014 Category：Products
Scientists in West Africa who are developing genetically modified (GM) pod borer-resistant (PBR) cowpea say they could have the final product by 2017.
Date：Sep. 20, 2013 Category：Markets
A drought-tolerant maize variety could be available to farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa by 2017, according to scientists working on the project.
Date：Feb. 1, 2013 Category：Markets
An international agricultural research programme has unveiled plans to collaborate with the African Union to drive agricultural research and boost productivity ...
Date：Dec. 10, 2012 Category：Products
Researchers have launched a free interactive tool that can be used to identify nearly 200 weeds that harm rice production in Africa.
Tags:Application & Technology
Date：Nov. 8, 2012 Category：Markets
The impact of climate change on key food crops in Africa and South Asia may be much worse than previously estimated — with reductions of up to 40 per cent by t...
Date：Oct. 11, 2012 Category：Science&Research
Bangladeshi scientists who decoded the genome of the fungus Macrophomina phaseolina are confident that the breakthrough will help tackle an organism that blight...
Date：Sep. 10, 2012 Category：Markets
Asia's wheat and maize production will be severely affected by climate change as early as the 2020s — with potentially devastating impacts on food security, a ...
Date：Sep. 6, 2012 Category：Markets
A global monitoring system was unveiled to track the spread of devastating wheat pathogens known as stem rusts, at the 2012 Borlaug Global Rust Initiative (BGRI...
Date：Jul. 10, 2012 Category：Science&Research
Researchers in China have identified a rice gene that could improve both the quality and yield of the staple crop.
Date：Jun. 11, 2012 Category：Products
The WHO has launched a strategic plan to curb the spread of insecticide-resistant mosquitoes, which have already been identified in 64 malaria-ridden countries,...