Archive: 22/11/2016

 

Insect-killing fungi could soon be added to growers’ toolbox

With intelligent and targeted use, entomopathogenic fungi (EFs) or insect-pathogenic fungi can be deadly in the fight against crop pests. A fungus which is “entomopathogenic” is able to parasitize insects killing or seriously... Read more about 'Insect-killing fungi could soon be added to growers’ toolbox'...


Investing in climate resilience will be key to improving prospects for drought-prone farming sector

The impact of this year’s below-average rainfall and the drought not only highlights the South African agriculture sector’s vulnerability but also underscores its need for resilience planning. Read article  Read more about 'Investing in climate resilience will be key to improving prospects for drought-prone farming sector'...


Young Nigerian awarded for food-saving innovation

The amount of food wastage throughout the world, including South Africa, is a shameful amount when you take into consideration that millions of people go hungry everyday. A software engineer from Nigeria has found... Read more about 'Young Nigerian awarded for food-saving innovation'...