Arusha — Armyworms and pernicious weeds are threatening crops in Arusha.

It is feared that they will cause a food shortage.

Arusha — Fall Armyworms (FAW) have emerged as new serious threat to over 80 crops as East Africa strives to control tropical and subtropical insects.The threat of the insect, scientifically known a

Maharashtra Agriculture Minister Pandurang Fundkar said the government would not hesitate in filing FIRs against seed companies in this regard.

A team of University of Georgia researchers has developed a new way to breed plants with better traits.

A plague of fall army-worm that has spread to all the country's provinces has infested nearly 150 000 hectares posing a serious threat to the country's major staple food crop -- maize, preliminary

MUMBAI: Nearly 35 lakh cotton farmers who have suffered massive losses due to pest attacks will have to wait longer for relief, that too not the full amount.

Armed with fish soup and neem leaves, as well as chemical pesticides, Malawi's drought-hit farmers are fighting a caterpillar that is devouring their crops and putting them at risk of hunger.

Kenyan farmers will benefit from a Sh870 million European Union grant that will promote natural methods to fight the Fall armyworm.

Pune: The recent, untimely rain and hail has not just destroyed crops but is causing an attack of various pests and diseases on the state’s rabi harvest.

Arusha — Tomato farmers in Arumeru district, Arusha region have raised a red flag over an agricultural pest attacking their tomato crops.