Crops

Philippines top buyer of US wheat in the week

us wheatPhilippines is among the top five countries that are seen to comprise a quarter of the world’s wheat imports over the next 10 years, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

Hits: 811

Read more ...

Combating obesity and hunger at small island developing states

sidfObesity affecting populations of the small island developing states (SIDS) is a health emergency and these nations need to take ownership of measures to address this worrying trend's underlying causes, said FAO director-general José Graziano da Silva

Hits: 735

Read more ...

‘Avocados, coffee and citrus fruit threaten global food security’

avocado coA study by researchers at University of Maryland found how Western appetites for foods like avocados, coffee and citrus fruit are threatening global food security, having looked at 40 years of data

Hits: 874

Read more ...

OECD-FAO report: Agricultural output growth to keep food prices low over the coming decade

oecd faoGlobal demand for agricultural products is projected to grow by 15 per cent over the coming decade, while agricultural productivity growth is expected to increase slightly faster, according to an annual report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

Hits: 943

Read more ...

Scientists looking for cabbage stem flea beetles

cabbage stem flea beetlesRothamsted Research is asking oilseed rape (OSR) growers to send samples of adult cabbage stem flea beetles collected at harvest to assess levels of both pesticide resistance and parasitisation by natural enemies in the UK

Hits: 787

Read more ...

Alain Charles Publishing, University House, 11-13 Lower Grosvenor Place, London, SW1W 0EX, UK
T: +44 20 7834 7676, F: +44 20 7973 0076, W: www.alaincharles.com

twn Are you sure that you want to switch to desktop version?