Green pesticide to rid of apple snails

Researchers from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) have succeeded in creating a green technology Nano-Emulsion Formulation of Saponin, which is an environmental-friendly poisonous pesticide to kill apple snails that have been destroying agricultural produce, especially rice…

Barley that thrives in salty soils

Mapping the genetics underlying barley yields helps pinpoint mutations responsible for increasing the crop’s salt tolerance. [caption id="attachment_9896" align="alignnone" width="604"] KAUST Ph.D. student Stephanie Saade at the field site where the team trialed multiple lines…