Legumes: Choosing Your Correct Defender in the Rotation

Legumes for a crucial part of the crop rotation on many levels, adding valuable soil nitrogen, reducing root diseases such as Take-all and Fusarium in cereals, improving soil structure and allowing control of grass weeds such as Brome and Ryegrass. Something that I...

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...