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The importance of using hybrid or improved seeds in poor fertile soils
1 September 2015--- Food security has become a challenge in Tanzania because of poor fertile soils caused by soil erosion in many regions. Farmers are harvesting poor and low quality yields. One of the main reasons is that farmers are planting poor seeds which are no longer capable to fight pests, diseases and drought caused by climate change.

Ushindi FM 98.6, Tanzania (Swahili).
17min. 06sec.
Topic(s): Agriculture & crops, Biodiversity, Environment/Natural resources, Food production & stocks, Food Security
Produced by: AMARC-FAO
 
Reference: 11307