Daily Archives: October 29, 2017

Malaria parasite in the Americas is more genetically diverse than previously thought

The populations found in the Americas of Plasmodium vivax, one of the main human malaria parasites, are as genetically diverse as those found in Southeast Asia, where malaria transmission is…

Using networks to understand tissue-specific gene regulation

Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital have discerned that different tissue functions arise from a core biological machinery that is largely shared across tissues, rather than from their…

Bromeliads- Pineapple plants

Bromeliads- Pineapple plants

If you ask most people what a bromeliad is, most people probably wouldn’t be able to answer. If you ask the same people what a pineapple is, you will…

6 reasons why your farm failed

6 reasons why your farm failed

Agricultural experts believe many farmers make the following mistakes: Farmers growing too many crops Your farm will fail if you refuse to focus specifically on crop that bring you the…

We are in tough time, Sokoto groundnut farmers cry out

We are in tough time, Sokoto groundnut farmers cry out

Groundnut farmers in Sokoto State have only recently harvested their crops but they say they are at present in trying times. “Groundnut farmers in Sokoto are in a trying period…

Subsidizing agriculture only way to food security – Taraba Chief

Subsidizing agriculture only way to food security – Taraba Chief

The Federal Government has been advised to fully subsidise agriculture to enable farmers make profit and for Nigeria to realise food security The advice was given by the chief of…

Indigenous coy produces fertiliser from neem tree

Indigenous coy produces fertiliser from neem tree

An indigenous company based in Kebbi State has produced organic neem fertiliser for optimum crop production. They are produced from the neem tree. The product was showcased at the just…

Millet scarcity hits Kano markets as price skyrockets

Millet scarcity hits Kano markets as price skyrockets

The business community in Kano State has raised alarm over the recent millet scarcity being experienced in most Kano markets and the skyrocketing of the grain’s price. A grain…

Benue loses N95b to herder-farmer clashes in 4 years

Benue loses N95b to herder-farmer clashes in 4 years

Between 2012 to 2016 alone, Benue State saw destruction of properties, farms and farm produces worth in excess N95 billion due to crisis between herdsmen and farmers, the Benue State…