AfricaRice recently launched a powerful decision-support tool, called RiceAdvice-WeedManager, to help African rice farmers find the most effective and...

Rice lost to parasitic weeds would be enough to feed 4.5 million people a year. ...

Since land was first cultivated to create a favorable environment for crops, other less desirable plants have exploited the same land more effectively. Control of weeds has been described as humanity’s biggest single occupation, and while herbicides have greatly reduced the effort needed to control weeds in some farming systems, in others, controlling them requires more...