Agriculture

Avaaz Launches Campaign to Prevent Introduction of New Genetically Modified ...

2014-06-18
Avaaz Launches Campaign to Prevent Introduction of New Genetically Modified Crop to Europe
An EU Commissioner is about to approve Europe's first new genetically modified crop since the 1990s.
Agriculture

Using Bees to Detect TNT in the Balkans

2014-06-02
Using Bees to Detect TNT in the Balkans
French scientists are trying to educate bees so they can recognize the smell of explosives and serve as human minesweepers, particularly in the Balkans.
Agriculture

AfricaRice to boost rice R&D capacity in Eastern and Central Africa...

2014-04-22
AfricaRice to boost rice R&D capacity in Eastern and Central Africa
The Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice) Board of Trustees has approved the Center’s Development Plan for 2014-2020, which proposes a stronger presence of the Center in Eastern and Central ...
Agriculture

Global Warming: the IPCC Indicates the Risks for Agriculture...

2014-04-20
Global Warming: the IPCC Indicates the Risks for Agriculture
Stagnating yields, reduced milk production, invasions of parasites: the climate change anticipated by UN experts will result in more disadvantages than advantages for agriculture – ...
Agriculture

High Quality and Effective EDTA Products by Shivam Agro Industries...

2014-04-16
High Quality and Effective EDTA Products by Shivam Agro Industries
The full form of EDTA is Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid. It is an amino acid compound and acts as a chelating agent to remove the metals naturally from the body. Various types of EDTA ...
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Agriculture

Project launched to harness resilient traits from African rice...

2014-04-16
Project launched to harness resilient traits from African rice
The Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice) has launched a 5-year project to rapidly identify and harness high-value genes from Oryza glaberrima – known commonly as the African rice as it ...
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Agriculture

Rice experts roll out new stress-tolerant rice varieties for Africa under ...

2014-03-14
Rice experts roll out new stress-tolerant rice varieties for Africa under ARICA brand
The Africa-wide Rice Breeding Task Force, convened by the Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice), has recently nominated six varieties with improved tolerance to environmental stresses as ...
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Agriculture

AfricaRice ‘Science Week’ to focus on effective collaboration for large-scale ...

2014-02-21
AfricaRice ‘Science Week’ to focus on effective collaboration for large-scale development impact in Africa
Nearly 250 international and national rice research and development partners from the public and private sectors, including representatives of national research and extension programs ...
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Agriculture

Global Agriculture Firm H.J. Baker & Bro., Inc. Launches a Website...

2014-01-22
Global Agriculture Firm H.J. Baker & Bro., Inc. Launches a Website
Citing Growing Demand in Latin America, Global Agriculture Firm Launches Latin American Dedicated Website
Agriculture

Change Launches a WWOOF Campaign

2014-01-17
Change Launches a WWOOF Campaign
Although WWOOF is an international movement promoting the discovery and introduction to the world of organic farming and eco-construction, some proponents of the practice are being ...
Agriculture

SMART Fertilizer Management Software Increases Corn Yield...

2014-01-09
SMART Fertilizer Management Software Increases Corn Yield
SMART! Fertilizer Management, a software platform for optimizing fertilizer use, allows farmers to create custom-made nutrient formulations and fertility programs that are based on ...
Agriculture

Chad hosts 29th session of AfricaRice Council of Ministers...

2013-12-20
Chad hosts 29th session of AfricaRice Council of Ministers
The 29th Session of the AfricaRice Council of Ministers was held in N’Djamena, Chad, 10-11 December 2013, under the chairmanship of Hon. Moussa Mahamat Agrey, Chadian Minister of ...

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