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Study establishes relevance of traditional knowledge for agricultural sustainability

It was conducted in Kachchh in Western India, which is a typical representative of allied arid and semi-arid tropics that are prone to various natural threats and stressors like drought, salinity, and erratic rainfall pattern...............

Study paves way to improve rice productivity

A new study by a team of scientists at the Department of Biotechnology’s New Delhi-based National Institute of Plant Genome Research (DBT-NIPGR) could help develop rice varieties that have greater tolerance to Potassium deficiency in the soil...................

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...............

India to utilize advances in space technology for agriculture & allied...

The National Programme on use of Space Technology for Agriculture (NPSTA) is being envisaged to utilize the services of satellites in transforming the agriculture practices for better.........

Indian scientists develop transgenic rice that can withstand drought

The transgenic rice maintained high chlorophyll content even under water-deficit and therefore performed better.........

Now states can spend 25% of central funds on farmers during...

Union agriculture minister, Mr Radha Mohan Singh has written letters to all the chief ministers of the states and union territories to review all the measures before time to handle the situation arising out of any monsoon failure......

Closely monitoring the drought situation, says govt

Union Agriculture Minister, Mr Radha Mohan Singh has outlined the various measures taken by the government...

Govt launches ‘Kharif Campaign’ to counter drought like situation

National Conference on Agriculture for Kharif Campaign, 2016 to be held on 11th & 12th April, 2016.....