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New polyhouse technology to help cultivate off-season crops

Conventional greenhouses have disadvantages due to roof covering which sometimes lead to excessive heat and insufficient light (early morning). Besides this, they are also prone to insufficient levels of CO2, transpiration and water stress........................

ICAR scientists developed 1575 varieties of 70 field crops in last...

During 2014 till January 2021, a total of 1575 varieties of 70 field crops have been developed which include 770 of cereals, 235 of oilseeds, 236 of pulses, 170 of fibre crops, 104 of forage crops, 52 of sugarcane and 8 of other crops......................

Scientists identify genes to improve fertilizer nitrogen use efficiency in rice

After analyzing over 16,600 genes, scientists have systematically shortlisted 62 candidate genes and then further narrowed them down to “06 high priority target genes” for their potential to improve NUE in rice.........................

No headway in GM crops saga as govt rules out go...

Federation of Seed Industry of India expresses its disappointment on Minister Prakash Javadekar’s response in Rajya Sabha on transgenic crop trials

Bayer wins ‘Best Employer in India’ Award four years in a...

Kincentric has awarded recognition to Bayer India for the fourth time in succession. The award is a recognition of the work done by Bayer’s highly passionate employees during the pandemic in line with the company’s global vision of “Health for all, Hunger for none”......................

DBT celebrates its 35th Foundation Day, stakeholders laud its exemplary work

The e-book "DBT Fights COVID- From Virus to Vaccine" showcasing initiatives and achievements of DBT in mitigation of COVID-19 pandemic, unveiled.....................

Experts demand removal of ban on GM crops, say their efficacy...

It is time that regulators along with scientists speak of the efficacy of these technologies so that decisions are not based on speculations......................

Researchers identify phenotype to boost ‘nitrogen use efficiency’ in rice

A team of researchers led by Prof. Nandula Raghuram from Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, (GGSIU) New Delhi, has found the ‘phenotype’ or the visually identifiable features determining nitrogen use efficiency........................

SABC releases a book on “Crop Health Management – An Indian...

The book presents an accurate overview of multiple methods of farming aiming to accelerate sustainable agriculture and food production in India...........................

Alliance for Agri Innovation celebrates 25 years of growing GM crops

Alliance for Agri Innovation (AAI), a special interest group of Federation of Seed Industry of India (FSII) is celebrating 25 years of planting biotech crops globally............