Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including a new disease resistant maize released for farmers in Kenya, bitter-sweet effects of rain on the Ivorian cocoa crop and how cheap mobiles phones are driving Myanmar’s farming revolution.
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- New disease resistant maize released for Kenyan farmers
Standard Digital News, 19th September 2014
- Mfarmer SMS Redefines Market Access for Uganda Farmers
AllAfrica News: Food and Agriculture, 17th September 2014
- Cultura do Morango é discutida em Jornada Técnica
Embraca News – Brazil, 16th September 2014
- Boosting global corn yields depends on improving nutrient balance
EurekAlert – Agriculture, 16th September 2014
- Pragas e doenças em hortaliças é tema de curso em dois municípios
Embraca News – Brazil, 15th September 2014
- Rains boosts Ivorian cocoa crop, but disease concerns grow
Reuters, 15th September 2014
- Cheap mobiles drive Myanmar’s farming revolution
SciDev.Net, 15th September 2014
- Ghana’s Groundnuts
IFPRI info, 12th September 2014
- India: Torrential rain poses challenge to kharif crop in Punjab, Haryana
India TV News, 6th September 2014
- Climate change threatens to put the fight against hunger back by decades
Guardian Professional, 2nd September 2014
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