06.12.2019

Plants make up 80 per cent of our food but are under constant and increasing threat from pests and diseases. Promoting plant health is critical for reaching the SDGs; protecting plants from pests and diseases is far easier and more cost effective than plant health emergencies.

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Experts have unlocked the key to photosynthesis, a find that could help us meet food security demands. The study shows how an electrical reaction in protein complex cytochrome b6f provides the energy that plants need to turn...

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In mid-November, the international agricultural engineering trade fair Agritechnica 2019 was held in Hanover, Germany. Its organiser is German Agricultural Society (DLG). The guiding topic ‘Global Farming – Local Responsibility’...

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As glaciers way up in the mountains start supplying melt-water annually from July to early September, when the summer heat is at its peak, farmers in Ladakh Himalayas have traditionally struggled for enough supplies of water for...

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A new report highlights the need for gender equality to achieve agricultural growth goals in Africa.

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