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Food News 21 Mar 2018 | 7:06 AM

Could these be the crops of the future?

You may not have heard of them yet, but underutilised crops like moringa and Bambara groundnuts could be the future of agriculture.

Business 30 Jun 2019 | 11:10 PM

India had driest June in 5 years, fears for crops

MUMBAI: India had its driest June in five years because monsoon rains were delayed, the weather department said late on Sunday, raising fears for crops and the broader economy.

Community 04 Apr 2014 | 12:00 AM

Measure to clear plants and crops to ensure folk's safety

A RECENT enforcement operation conducted near the North-South Expressway in Sahom, in which plants and crops were cleared by the authorities, was done with the people’s well-being in mind.

Lifestyle 08 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

Biotech crops mark first decade

When Monsanto introduced the world to genetically modified crops a decade ago, the biotech advancement was heralded as the dawn of a new era that could reduce world hunger, help the environment and bolster struggling farmers.

World 31 Mar 2011 | 12:00 AM

More Africa countries seen growing GM crops

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - An increasing number of African countries are likely to start growing genetically modified crops, with Kenya leading the way, after the continent for years has lagged in global adoption of the technology.

Nation 16 Oct 2008 | 12:00 AM

Global future crops research centre in Semenyih

Malaysia is set to be in the forefront of crucial global research into future crops with a proposed 51ha facility at Semenyih in Selangor, adjacent to the University ofNottingham Malaysia campus.

Nation 17 Oct 2008 | 12:00 AM

Selangor crops centre to find new uses for plants

A research centre for under-utilised crops will be built in Semenyih, Selangor, making it the first time such studies are carried out in a coordinated and systematic manner.

World 26 Oct 2007 | 12:00 AM

France suspends planting of GMO crops

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Nicolas Sarkozy said on Thursday he would suspend the planting of genetically modified (GMO) pest-resistant crops until the results of an appraisal of the issue later this year or early in 2008.

World 02 Nov 2016 | 6:24 PM

German cabinet approves draft law banning GMO crops

BERLIN (Reuters) - The German cabinet has approved a draft law banning cultivation of crops with genetically modified organisms (GMOs), government sources told Reuters on Wednesday.

Lifestyle 02 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

On the road to safer crops

New rules adopted at the recently concluded global meeting on biosafety will chart the path towards safer handling and transportation of genetically modified crops, writes TAN CHENG LI.