The Future of Roots and Tubers under One CGIAR

Root and tuber crops play a vital role in food security and resilience. Locally produced and consumed, they are often spared the price fluctuations of internationally traded staples such as maize and corn, and as such, offer a development pathway to improved nutrition...

What is sustainable turfgrass?

Turfgrass is also known as “natural grass.” It’s a natural, root-bearing plant. Artificial turf is made of nylon or polypropylene fibers. Natural turfgrass can be managed in sustainable ways, but artificial turf cannot. Natural turfgrasses also provide environmental...

Factors to consider in a plastic mulch and the benefits

Mulching is a process of covering the soil with a porous material to improve soil condition and plant growth. This process creates protective cover around the plant root to make it favorable for better condition. Plastic mulch is a product used in agriculture, lawns...