Latest Crop diversity Stories
As climate change is credited as one of the main drivers behind soaring food prices, the Global Crop Diversity Trust is undertaking a major effort to search crop collectionsâ€”from Azerbaijan to Nigeriaâ€”for the traits that could arm agriculture against the impact of future changes.
Hot and barren, Kenyaâ€™s dry lands have long been unfit for agriculture, at best merely a grazing area for wild animals and livestock.
A vault designed to house more than 4 million seed samples from crops around the world drew attention from the global community yesterday.
If much of civilization is ever wiped out, at least our seeds will survive.
Seeds Contributed by Global Network of Agricultural Research Centers Considered â€œCrown Jewelsâ€ of Crop Diversity
By George Obulutsa NAIROBI (Reuters) - A resilient new strain of wheat fungus from east Africa is threatening to spread to the Middle East, Asia and the Americas and bring catastrophic crop damage, scientists said on Thursday.
- Large; stout; burly.