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...
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...
Millets can be a Solution to Delhi’s pollution crisis

Millets can be a Solution to Delhi’s pollution crisis

Read the original article in Hindustan Times by Bharati Chaturvedi The hapless farmers of Punjab and Haryana pitted against the angry, breathless urbanites of the National Capital Region. The farmers are burning paddy stubble, contributing to between a fifth to a...
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