Employing ducks in the paddy field heralds an era of prosperity for farmers in Japan, and in time worldwide

Farmers in the Peruvian highlands learn that all s not well with their produce, land and health

An Indian research institute has developed a herbal insecticide and a neem based insect repellent

HAY SOREE , economist and director of Yardi and Sorée, a New Delhi-based company involved in organic farming and marketing, spoke to Down To Earth on the dangers of using pesticides and the need to switch to organic farming

Georges Brossard came to town to inform us that tiny creatures can solve most of our problems

Peach oil may replace some dangerous human made compounds used for pest control

Locusts might become endangered following the recent approval of the world's first bioinsecticide against the insects. Named Green Muscle, the fungal pesticide spray, made by South

Studies show that a crop pest may evolve resistance to a biological pesticide Bt toxin more rapidly than believed

A venomous Australian spider provides clues on how to make safer pesticides

A virus is being used to destroypests that damage the chickpea crop