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Farmers urged to plant drought-resistant seed

THERE was a time when people took pride in growing and eating foods like cassava, plantains, yams, millet, sorghum and other traditional foods. PICTURE: BIOINNOVATE AFRICA

SHIKANDA KAWANGA, Lusaka
ZAMBIA Agriculture Research Institute (ZARI) has advised farmers to plant drought-resistant maize seed.
ZARI maize breeder Kabamba Mwansa said in an interview recently that drought- tolerant maize seeds have high yielding and high nutrient levels.
“This seed is good for commercial farmers because it assures of good harvest CLICK TO READ MORE

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