Home Tags Research

Tag: Research

Organic Farming Can Contribute To Global Nutrition, Says New Study

Organic farming can make an important contribution to world nutrition, according to a new study, which says that a global shift to organics can...

Indigenous Coy Produces Fertiliser From Neem Tree

An indigenous company based in Kebbi State has produced organic neem fertiliser for optimum crop production. They are produced from the neem tree. The product...

Weed Management: IITA-CWMP Records Major Breakthrough

Ongoing research by the Cassava Weed Management Project (CWMP) of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) may have recorded a major milestone in...

FUTA Grows Bigger Tomato Variant

A new variant of tomatoes named Eva F1 has been introduced into Nigeria, courtesy of a collaborative effort between the School of Agriculture and...

Improved Weed Control Help Nigerian Farmers To Record 27tons/ha From On-farm...

On-farm demonstrations in Ogun state, Nigeria under the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) managed Cassava Weed Management Project (CWMP) have produced average yields...

Researchers Work On Drought-tolerant Maize For Africa

In Zimbabwe, researchers say they are breeding maize that is drought and heat resistant as part of efforts to fight hunger across Africa, where...

IITA Develops ‘Aflasafe’ To Preserve Maize, Groundnut

An innovative product, Aflasafe, for use by maize and groundnut farmers has been developed by the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA). The product was...

The Global Integrated Pest Management Market Value To Reach $151 Billion...

The global integrated pest management market value is anticipated to reach USD 151.0 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View...

Whole Food Diet May Fight Cancer

A diet that includes plenty of colorful vegetables and fruits may contain compounds that can stop colon cancer and inflammatory bowel diseases in pigs,...

Raising The Profile Of Yam: Whole Genome Reference Sequencing Of A...

Ibadan, Nigeria - Researchers have deciphered the complete sequence of one of the major food crops in Africa—the white Guinea yam. In many parts of...

RNA Discovery Could Help Boost Plant Heat, Drought Tolerance

Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists have discovered a ribonucleic acid, or RNA, that can increase the thale cress plant’s resistance to stress from drought...

Helping Chinese Farmers Tackle Erosion

On the steep farming slopes of China, Bozhi Wu and his research associates are finding ways to improve economic and environmental stability. The research team...

Using Light To Neutralize Livestock Odors

Iowa State University researchers have literally, and figuratively, shed new light on the odor problems arising from livestock facilities. Jacek Koziel, an associate professor of...

NBMA Prepared For Biotech Regulation

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has concluded a two-day Induction training course on Biosafety Administration which aimed to increase the functionality of the...

Civil Society Groups Reject IITA’s Plan To Grow Genetically-Modified Cassava

Civil society groups have rejected a plan by the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA) to grow genetically-modified cassava in the country. The Health...
Rankie WordPress Plugin