Scientists in Hanover have developed an app that helps gardeners detects plant disease. It can be scaled to help rice farmers in India avoid the spread of pests that could endage their crops.
The African Development Bank has proposed developing the continent's 400 million hectares of cultivatable savanna lands, but guest writers Sam Dindi and Esther Ngumbi explain the potential environmental impact.
Whether as tofu or through meat, we all eat a lot of soy. To ensure future cultivation of the bean in Germany, scientists are trying to harden it against the cold.
A Munich resident has tried to remove a wasps' nest from her fourth-floor balcony, causing 50,000 euros worth of fire damage. The local fire service urged people to call in professional pest controllers, not go it alone.
For years chemical pesticides were considered an efficient way of protecting agriculture. But in the long term they don’t just harm would-be enemies, they also harm people and the environment.
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