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Agri-experts deliberate on GM crisis, send recommendations to govt

Agriculture-experts deliberated on the genetically modified crop crisis and advancing the technology in India at an event held in Hyderabad which was followed by the penning down of recommendations to be sent to Government of India..............

DBT & ICAR sign MoU to jointly nurture innovations in agriculture

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research and Department of Biotechnology have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) under the Inter-Ministerial Cooperation for Promotion and Facilitation of Agricultural Biotechnology Research and Education...................

Monsanto to become history as Bayer set to begin a new...

While Bayer will remain the company name, Monsanto will cease to exist both as a company name and brand entity. At the same time, the acquired products will retain their brand names and become part of the Bayer portfolio.............

GM mustard to remain in a deep freezer for now

Deep at the bottom of controversy, the genetically modified mustard might not witness commercialization any sooner, at least not in the next one year until the elections are over..............

Last 2 days to comment on DBT’s GMO guidelines

The Department of Biotechnology had sought the comments/ suggestions from stakeholders pertaining to the two guidelines: ‘Environmental release of GEM: Regulatory requirements for risk assessment and approval in India, 2018” and “Guidelines and Protocols for analysis of effects of GE plants on soil microorganisms, 2018.............

PHD Chamber bats for GM food, says it will boost agri...

In his remarks at a recent seminar on the subject, Mr Rajeev Talwar, senior vice-president, PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry pointed out that India could be one of the largest exporters of its agricultural produce if genetically modified crops........

PPVFR Act: The way forward for IPR protection of plant varieties

This insightful article written by Mr ASN Reddy, President, Seedsman Association, Hyderabad, takes us through the nitty-gritty of the Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Act, 2001 and its overall impact on Indian agriculture..........

Anti GM mustard protest is anti-national: ABLE-AG’s letter to PM

The Association of Biotechnology Enterprises, in a letter to the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, has accused the anti genetically modified mustard activists of unnecessary fear mongering to derail indigenous scientific research.........

GM rice to reduce phosphorus fertilizer usage

The new genetically modified rice developed at Delhi-based National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR) has improved natural phosphorus utilization capacity that can reduce use of fertilizers..........

110 fold surge in cultivation of GM crops globally during last...

According to the latest ISAAA report, the genetically modified crops were cultivated on 185.1 million hectares of land in 2016, pointing towards their continuing adoption by the farmers worldwide.........