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Food processing sector forms a critical link between farmers & industry

Experts deliberated on the various aspects of Food Processing Industry and Agriculture during COVID-19 at a webinar organized by the PHD Chamber of Commerce and industry. The topic was 'Mitigating Risks In #Food Processing- Role of Insurance and Quality Inspection in Food Processing Industry & Food Imports & Exports'.................

ICAR celebrates its 92nd Foundation Day, awards scientists

ICAR has been recognizing and rewarding the institutions, scientists, teachers, farmers and agricultural journalists every year. This year; nearly 160 awardees under 20 different categories have been selected..................

New research findings by Indian scientists might improve rice productivity

In a new study, researchers from the leading institutes in India have identified a region in the genome of rice, which seems to have the potential for improving productivity.........................

India grants market access to Brazil’s sesame seeds, in return Brazil...

In a bilateral meeting with Brazilian Minister for Agriculture, Ms. Tereza Cristina Correa da Costa Dias, the Indian Minister for Agriculture, Narendra Singh Tomar announced approval for market access to sesame seeds from Brazil to India and thanked Brazil for granting market access to maize seeds from India.....................

Indian Society for Clinical Research to host 13th annual conference in...

The conference will be focused on ‘Beyond New Regulations- Increasing Participation and Enhancing Patient Safety’. While Dr V G Somani, Drug Controller General India, CDSCO, to be the Chief Guest, Dr Gagandeep Kang, Executive Director, THSTI will deliver late Prof Ranjit Roy Chaudhury Oration........................

Govt encourages farmers to adopt crop residue management technologies

Over 1000 farmers attended the National Conference on Crop Residue Management held in New Delhi on 9th September. A Multilingual Mobile App for the farmers to avail the custom hiring services was also launched at the event..................

Govt, experts brainstorm over technological innovations for farmers’ prosperity

A two day brainstorming Session on Technological Innovations and Strategies for Farmers’ Prosperity in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh was held on 26th and 27th August in New Delhi.................

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