Marilynn Larkin Contributing Editor The Lancet Tsetse flies that infect cattle with nagana (animal trypanosomosis) have been "all but eradicated from Zimbabwe's farming areas" with the use of "artificial cows," says David Hall of the University of Greenwich, UK.
by Bradley Flett ARC-Grain Crops Institute, Potchefstroom South Africans from all walks of life consume maize in some form or other. Maize meal is eaten as a staple food by the majority of South Africans. Alternately it is very popular as a breakfast porridge or as "pap" with a "braai". Many other everyday commodities such as pharmaceuticals, confectionary, toothpastes, popcorn, soups, etc. include maize in various forms.