Update: Plant Health News (10 Apr 15)

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Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including the identification of genes that increase resistance to potato late blight, improved onion storage in Burkina Faso and the identification of a natural bacterium that kills plantain moth larvae. Click on the link to read more of the latest plant health news!
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Update: Plant Health News (25 Mar 15)

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Here‚Äôs a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including early reports on the damage caused by¬†Tropical Cyclone Pam¬†in Vanuatu, the first carbon neutral banana farm recognised in Costa Rica and training for Citrus farmers in Ghana on the use of technology to increase yields. Click on the link to read more…
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Update: Plant Health News (11 Mar 15)

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Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including the revitalization of the banana industry in Jamaica, an assessment of the impact of climate change on agriculture and  record wheat output likely in India, despite crop damage. Click on the link to read more of the latest plant health news!
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Update: Plant Health News (25 Feb 15)

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Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including the Giant African land snails invading Cuba, the debate over GM bananas in Uganda and a new report from the World Food Programme on connecting farmers to markets. Click on the link to read more of the latest plant health news!
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Update: Plant Health News (11 Feb 15)

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Here‚Äôs a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including Striga resistant maize yielding well¬†in Kenya, scientists in the UK ¬†finding a potential way to control leaf blotch disease in wheat and a grant under the Competitive African Rice Initiative (CARI) to help small scale rice producers by creating better linkages in…
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Update: Plant Health News (28 Jan 15)

Here‚Äôs a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including native ants helping to improve cocoa yields in Indonesia, unseasonal rains affecting crops in India and local mangoes in the Philippines declared free from mango seed weevil. Click on the link to read more of the latest plant health news!
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Update: Plant Health News (15 Jan 15)

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Here‚Äôs a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including Crops in Brazil still suffering after last year’s drought, the Malawi farmers advised to diversify their crops and the gene that affects nitrogen fixation and yield of soybean. Click on the link to read more of the latest plant health news!
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Update: Plant Health News (01 Jan 15)

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Here‚Äôs a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including CARDI’s contribution to food and nutrition security over its 40 year history, efforts to protect bananas from TR4 Fusarium wilt and the use of weaver ants as biological control. Click on the link to read more of the latest plant health news!
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Update: Plant Health News (17 Dec 14)

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Here‚Äôs a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including small-scale women farmers delivering¬†pioneering efforts in food security in Tanzania, Witches’ Broom Disease affecting cassava in Cambodia and an initiative in Africa which is strengthening food systems while raising awareness of Ebola. Click on the link to read more of the latest…
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Update: Plant Health News (03 Dec 14)

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Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including farmers in Bangladesh benefiting from early variety potatoes, water-saving technology introduced to rice farms in Vietnam and a model guava farm developed in India using traditional and modern methods. Click on the link to read more of the latest plant health news!
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