Could Fungi Provide an Alternative to GM Crops?

Fungi and other microbes could provide a quicker and cheaper way of promoting crop growth in difficult conditions, microbiologists say.

  • Africa:  Fungi Offer Non-GM Way to Enhance Food Crops

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 7 November 2012

    As temperatures soar and droughts increase in frequency, scientists around the world are working to create food crops tolerant of extreme temperatures - often an expensive and ... read more »

Photo: IRIN

Maize being grown at Huambo's Agricultural Institute in Angola.