News tagged with farmers

Defend or grow? These plants do both

From natural ecosystems to farmers' fields, plants face a dilemma of energy use: outgrow and outcompete their neighbors for light, or defend themselves against insects and disease.

dateAug 30, 2016 in Biotechnology
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Changing the face of Indian farming

Indian agriculture is expected to feed a growing and increasingly urbanised population. But if everyone wants to move to towns and cities, who is left to farm the land?

dateOct 26, 2017 in Environment
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Better chocolate with mobile technology

Smart farming uses technology to access real-time information on crop yields and soil-mapping, fertiliser application, weather data, and intelligent assessment and so improve agricultural efficiency and crop yields. However, ...

dateNov 08, 2018 in Other
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