An ultra-modern molecular laboratory for rice research in Mwea is due for completion by the end of this month.

The Crop Research Institute under the Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research(CSIR) has introduced three new improved varieties of cassava seeds this year for farmers to support planting for

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Agricultural experts from across Africa kicked off a two-day conference in Nairobi on Wednesday to seek ways of enhancing food security amid severe drought in some countries.

Impacts of elevated temperature and carbon dioxide (CO2) enrichment on rice were assessed by carrying out an experiment with four dates of planting (1 June and 15 June, 1 and 15 July) during 2014 under two different environmental conditions, viz. ambient and modified (climate control chamber) with +4C compared to the ambient temperature and CO2 enrichment of 650 ppm.

A group of scientists have developed an innovative tool to detect and quantify severity of drought and floods in the country.

The National Varietal Release and Registration Committee (NVRRC) of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) has approved seven new hybrid maize varieties to be released onto the market for cult

Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR) said that it has discovered sorghum seed that brings bumper crop to farmers residing in the most drought affected areas.

Head of Maruku Research Centre, Mr Innocent Ndyetabula, made the remarks to journalists and other government officials who visited the facility in Bukoba District, Kagera Region.

Scientists at the RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science (CSRS) have developed strains of rice that are resistant to drought in real-world situations.

The students are from a range of engineering subjects as well as agribusiness, and ICT courses

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