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 … Continue reading Maize Gene for Productivity Discovered!
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 … Continue reading We’re Trying Corn Again. – Our Small Urban Farm
By GHANAGOGO In November, the project I am linked with held a seminar to discuss two maize pest problems faced this season: Fall Armyworm (FA) and the Black Ant (BA). An entomologist based in the US and working on the project conducted the seminar and it was extremely informative and interactive. Macondo and our demonstration plot … Continue reading Integrated Pest Management and Striga – ghanagogo
Yes my friends harvesting maize is taking place. We use grains for feeding both human and chickens we have,there stock we used in making compost,mulching and also used as animal feeds. Everything from maize is useful. Since maize is steple food in …. Source: K5 Maize – for more than just chickens « k5villageproject
Along with my site, I was also assigned the primary project of doing a demonstration plot. To do this I was linked up with an internationally funded agriculture project. For Macondo specifically, maize is to be our focus. I am only bringing this up now because although my primary project, it can only be done … Continue reading Demonstration plot – ghanagogo