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North East India’s orange cucumber a storehouse of vitamin A, reveals...

The varieties caught the attention of researchers while they were characterizing indigenous germplasm of cucumber deposited at the National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources.......................

A fungus that can degrade endosulfan identified

A group of scientists at Delhi University has now identified a fungus that can help degrade residue of an insecticide that poses danger to the environment as well as human health...............

New strains of yellow rust fungus threaten wheat productivity: study

The situation is particularly grim as the bread wheat cultivar HD267 that currently occupies 10 to 12 million hectare area is susceptible to these new strains...................

Scientists move a step closer to drought-tolerant soybean variety

A team of Indian scientists has now identified genotypes of soybean that can tolerate drought better without comprising on yields.............

INR 1100 crore ambitious project to attract talent & strengthen higher...

The National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP) to attract talent and strengthen higher agricultural education in the country will be funded by the World Bank and the Indian government on a 50:50 basis...………..

Scientists record first ever presence of Octopus in Narmada estuary

The presence of Octopus species has been monitored in the bag net (10 mm cod end mesh size) fish catch at Bhadbhut village in the month of December 2018...........

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

Rewind 2018: The year of fresh S&T schemes by DST

The fresh educational schemes launched by the government in 2018 were aimed at strengthening the higher education and research programmes...........

ICAR approves registration of record 15 new breeds of livestock &...

Union Agriculture Minister said that other than recognition of new breeds; the improvement, protection and conservation of existing breeds are equally important...............

Wild blood fruit, a source of natural red colourant, may be...

The new research will help in blood fruit to be grown in agricultural fields or home gardens, so that it is conserved even while being continued to be used as a source of nutrition and dye...…………..