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Found 19 articles associated to the institution International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA).
 
A low-cost technology boosts farm income in Kazakhstan
7-November-2007

ALEPPO, Syria: A low-cost technology developed by scientists at ICARDA to treat high level of magnesium in soil by using calcium has demonstrated the potential to double the crop yield in magnesium-rich soils in Central Asia.

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Multi-national, Multi-institutional Consultation on Biotechnology and Biosafety
13-September-2007

"Biotechnology has the potential to produce more food to meet the increasing demand in developing countries, but it must be nutritionally and environmentally safe." Representatives and scientists from 16 countries and three international organizations met in Syria to develop an integrated regional framework on biotechnology and biosafety.

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New Chickpea Variety Survives Drought in Turkey
22-August-2007

A new kabuli chickpea variety, Gokce, developed by the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), in collaboration with Turkish national scientists, has withstood severe drought in Turkey and produced an impressive yield in adverse weather conditions.

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Fighting poverty with herbal and medicinal plants
14-July-2007

Scientists from all over the world began deliberations on the role of herbal, medicinal and aromatic plants in improving the livelihoods of the rural poor at the regional expert workshop at ICARDA, Syria.

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Mint-ing Money
6-March-2007

ICARDA and its partners in Afghanistan are promoting mint and mint products as a profitable alternative to cultivation of opium poppies. Research focuses on mint production technologies, processing methods, value addition, training, and development of markets and trade capacity – and mint cultivation is expanding rapidly.

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