Posts Tagged ‘ California ’

Central Valley: Biological control of aflatoxins in pistachios to take off in California

Oct 13th, 2010 | By | Category: One Question, Student Work

Aflatoxin contamination in staple crops like maize is a huge problem in Africa. Earlier this year 2.3 million bags of maize in Kenya were declared unfit for human and animal consumption due to aflatoxin contamination. The solution might lie in biological control. Themis Michailides, a plant pathologist at the Kearney Agricultural Research Center, talks about […]

Pollan: ‘Locally grown’ is answer to lack of food

Nov 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Ask the Experts

Stefano Valentino talks with Michael Pollan about how the “Eat Locally Grown Food” motto could help solve the food crisis in Africa.