A team of researchers led by the University of Birmingham warns that without significant improvements in technology, global crop yields are likely to fall in the areas currently used for production

One of the biggest concerns about climate change is the effect it will have on agriculture.

LOCAL scientists have finished fully mapping the genetics of hybrid rice to find the genes responsible for better yielding hybrid rice.

Researchers are rethinking plant breeding strategies to improve the development of new high-yielding, stress-tolerant cereal varieties.

Japan and South Korea have both taken steps to block certain imports of U.S.

France will help grain farmers cope with an expected plunge in revenue after torrential rain and a lack of sunshine in late spring hit the country's cereal crops.

An international group of scientists have analysed the DNA of 6,000 year old barley finding that it is remarkably similar to modern day varieties.

The recent period of high agricultural commodity prices is most likely over, say the OECD and FAO in their latest 10-year Outlook.

This research highlights the underlying resilience of Pacific agriculture to climate change, particularly for many of the region’s staple food crops.

Four scientists who specialized in sweet potatoes were named the winners of this year's World Food Prize on Tuesday for their work to make foods more nutritious.