More crop yields adding more CO2 to atmosphere
More crop yields adding more CO2 to atmosphere

A sharp rise in food production to meet the demands for rising population accounts for as much as 25 percent of the seasonal increase in carbon dioxide (CO2), finds new research.

How tweaking `hybrid vigor` gene generates higher tomato crop yields

Researchers have determined a way to produce more tomato fruit without sacrificing that unique and necessary bushy plant shape.

Scientists find way to boost crop yield

Scientists have found a way to improve yields of some crops by understanding their evolutionary process that made them significantly more productive than others over the years, a study said.

Scientists find way to boost crop yield

Scientists have found a way to improve yields of some crops by understanding their evolutionary process that made them significantly more productive than others over the years, a study said.

Plant stress signals early warning about drought

In July this year, farmers in the US Midwest and plains regions watched crops wilt and die after a stretch of unusually low precipitation and high temperatures.