Can drones replace humans in reforestation tasks?
"Seed bombing" is being looked upon as the best solution to repair deforested land, but complete automation of reforestation is still a long way to go
"Developmental aid is part of neocolonialism"
Although RAY WIJEWARDENE, 71, holds degrees in engineering and aeronautics from Cambridge, is a Doctor of Science (Honorls causa) from Sri Lanka'…
Fall Armyworm attack: Desperation pushes Kenya farmers to danger
Overall, 43 of 47 counties in Kenya reported the presence of FAW, indicating that about 80 per cent of Kenya’s crops-producing landmass was …
‘Africa’s cassava production not keeping pace with population growth’
Poor planning and a lack of investment in research partly explain poor increase in yields, says agriculture scientist
Rice fields as carbon sinks
A study by Indian scientists finds lowland flooded rice ecosystems can store vast amounts of carbon but the jury is still out on whether these …
Pollinator Week: Economic impact of pollination cannot be underestimated
Annual market value of crop production directly linked to pollination was $235-$577 billion, says report
Pollinator Week: How climate change disrupts flower growth, puts bees at risk
Habitat loss, nutritional deficiencies and lack of varied diet of pollinators is impacting plant and flower growth
Pollinator Week: How well-pollinated crops are important for agriculture
Pollination by bees, birds, flies holds a lot of significance: They affect 35% of world’s crop production