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Scientists identify proteins linked with wheat infection
Karnal Bunt, the infection, reduces yield and quality of grains as they start giving off foul fishy odour and taste
Why are pests developing resistance to Bt cotton in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh?
Low compliance to planting refuge crops along with Bt crops and selection of refuge crops are some of the problem areas identified by a recent study
Officials claim the locust problem is under control, but unless millions of hoppers -- young locusts -- stalking the deserts are exterminated …
वैज्ञानिकों ने बनाया डीएनए डिवाइस, दो घंटों के भीतर लगा सकता है पेड़ में लगे कीड़ों का पता
वैज्ञानिकों ने एक ऐसे पोर्टेबल डीएनए डिवाइस को बनाने में सफलता हासिल की है जो दो घंटों के अंदर पेड़ में लगे कीड़ों का ...
Fall Armyworm attack: 'It is the biggest pest attack ever'
The worm prefers maize, but its diet comprises up to 300 plant species, including vegetables and ornamental plants
European-origin pathogen poses big threat to potato crop in India
Scientists at West Bengal State University have found 19 unique and highly aggressive variants of Phytophthora infestans, a microorganism that …
'We can contain the pest'
India's temperature and atmospheric conditions are ideal for the spread of Fall Armyworm
Fall Armyworm attack: Dependence on maize hits Telangana farmers hard
Monocropping maize prepared a ground for the pest attack in the state
Simply put: Strike of the fall armyworm
Armyworms are wreaking havoc in southern Africa. Why it's a big deal
A combination of armyworms native to Africa and those normally found in the Americas are ravaging crops in sub-Saharan Africa
Facing- rough weather
Scientists are making gloomy
predictions that rising
temperatures shall jeopardise not
just human health but our crops
Pest attacks continue to threaten Africa’s food security
Amidst crop losses, researchers call for using genetically modified maize
How is climate change affecting crop pests and diseases?
The dynamics of crop diseases and pest influx are changing rapidly due to changing climate. Managing them has, therefore, become a huge challenge
A few villages in Haryana successfully grow cotton amid widespread destruction of the crop by whitefly in the region
Coniferous forests of Alaska are being devoured by beetles. Ecologists blame the changing climatic conditions
Batting the pests out
पूर्वी यूपी में 24 बरस बाद "फाल्स स्मट" महामारी, 50 फीसदी धान की फसल पर संकट
इस महामारी के लिए जलवायु स्थितियां बेहद जिम्मेदार हैं। इससे धान की फसलें खराब हो रही हैं और किसान परेशान हैं।
Biochar application can help Ghana’s smallholder farmers fight back climate change: Study
New research shows biochar application is more effective in promoting cowpea growth and yield in Ghana
Karnataka coffee farmers selling estates, killing themselves: Report
Market prices, erratic weather and increasing input costs are making coffee cultivation unviable, it notes
Torrential rainfall, cyclone may favour locust surge: FAO
Experts said prevention, mainly through early warning and early reaction, is the key to reducing the extent of locust infestation
It is never too late
The next invasion of insect pests will be discovered via social media
The proliferation of smart phones means many people have an encyclopedia of knowledge, a high-resolution digital camera and GPS in their pockets