High demand of Maize – Agriculture perspectives of India — BLOG POST WORK

As we are aware, Maize also commonly known as corn in various parts of the world has become the staple food. It has been part of the standard diet as it supplies a large fraction of energy to the body. Since the consumption of the maize have grown, the demand of the same is growing […]

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Replacing maize with drought-tolerant crops

Photo credit: ICRISAT Farmer Martin Lumala (center) explaining a point to the press. Photo: Daniel Ajaku, ICRISAT DROUGHT-TOLERANT CROPS TO THE RESCUE IN KENYA Replacing maize with drought-tolerant crops such as sorghum, millets, pigeonpea, cowpea and green gram is helping farmers overcome the failure of rains and its damaging impact on maize in Busia […] via

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Maize Gene for Productivity Discovered!

New plant research leads to the discovery of a gene that significantly increases seed yield in maize Date: March 16, 2017 Source: VIB – Flanders Interuniversity Institute for Biotechnology Summary: A gene that significantly increases plant growth and seed yield in maize has been discovered by researchers. Research into crop yield is crucial […] via A

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We’re Trying Corn Again. – Our Small Urban Farm

Over the past 6 years of growing on this Urban Farm we’ve grown corn very successfully, then we had some difficulties which dropped our corn confidence to zero. Firstly I bought into using our own corn seed to seed the next crop. This worked reasonably well for the first round but the second round was

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