Crops put to test to check pest-resistance

Crops put to test to check pest-resistance

Read the full article in The Hindu In the wake of increasing pest and insect attacks on crops, the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has initiated measures to screen some crop varieties in the neighbouring countries to test their resistance to new pest...
USDA and CSHL Finds Genetic Path to Double Sorghum Yield

USDA and CSHL Finds Genetic Path to Double Sorghum Yield

Read the original article in The Fence Post Scientists with USDA’s Agricultural Research Service and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory are working on field trials and genetic studies that could one day double the yields of sorghum, which is one of the world’s most...
OPINION: As drought hits, Zimbabweans are going hungry

OPINION: As drought hits, Zimbabweans are going hungry

Read the full article in Thomson Reuters Foundation News by Sabine Homann-Kee Tui Sabine Homann-Kee Tui is a social scientist with the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT). People in Bulawayo’s townships in Zimbabwe primarily...
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