SA lab gets rights to fungus-resistant banana

A South African tissue culture lab has procured the exclusive rights to distribute a banana variety that offers moderate resistance against banana wilt, a soil-borne fungus that has wreaked havoc on bananas in southeast and South Asia, the Middle East and parts of...

Swarming Locusts: People Used To Eat Them, But Shouldn’t Anymore

Massive swarms of locusts are sweeping across South Asia, the Middle East and the Horn of Africa. The current outbreak is the worst in recent decades. One million hectares of land is under threat in eight countries in the Horn of Africa. This is a crisis and a serious...