David Mullin, a Tulane microbiologist is collecting manure from giraffes and other exotic ruminants at Audubon Zoo, a few blocks from his laboratory.
IRRI Calls For A More Environmentally Friendly Approach In Raising Crops
The Philippine based International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) was instrumental in the launching of the 1970s ‘Green Revolution’ which helped millions of Asians achieve self sufficiency in rice, Asia’s staple crop.
Bats Are Most Valuable To Farmers & US Agriculture
The existence of the nightly bug munching bats saves the United States agriculture between US$ 3.7 billion dollars to US$ 53 billion dollars annually on pesticides and crop losses.
The Potential Of Avocado Oil In Controlling Vegetable Pests
A natural insect deterrent found in avocado could potentially reduce the need for more toxic chemical pesticides used in agriculture.