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High resolution rice maps for NE may help boost production

Recently scientists have developed high-resolution seasonal maps for Northeast India and Bangladesh to study cloud-prone rice paddy cultivation regions in South Asia............

Scientists complete genetic sequencing of chickpea

The study lays the foundation for large-scale characterization of the germplasm, population genetics and crop breeding of chickpea and helps understand domestication and post-domestication divergence of chickpea.................

More nitrogen may help offset effect of climate change on wheat...

Scientists at Indian Institute of Technology- Kharagpur explored the possibility of nutrient management as a way to sustain wheat productivity even at higher concentrations of carbon dioxide.....................

New centre to help farmers become climate resilient

The centre would focus on real-time structured surveillance for insect-pests and diseases using GPS-tagging techniques...………..

IIVR scientists unravel mechanism of stress tolerance in tomato

A group of scientists from the Indian Institute of Vegetable Research (IIVR), Varanasi have studied the role and mechanism of action of a key molecule, proline, in enhancing stress tolerance in tomato...............

Rural women have resilience to cope with climate risks: study

A new study says women, particularly in marginalized communities, possess the necessary knowledge to cope with climate risks........

Climate change makes Nagaland revive its traditional rice varieties

The hilly state has initiated steps to revive traditional rice as well as millet varieties which over the years gave way to high yielding crop varieties for various reasons.............

Why is it sweating in Shillong?

Read the story to know details about an interesting research on why temperatures in India’s biodiversity hotspot are on the rise.........

Even small rise in temperature increases chances of heat wave deaths,...

The study is based on temperature data from 395 weather stations from Indian meteorological department between the years 1960 to 2009...........

Climate change to impact rice productivity in India

The recent research in Tamil Nadu has shown that the crops grown under the projected conditions attained panicle initiation, flowering and maturity much earlier than those grown under the ambient condition...........