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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