Friday, March 31, 2023
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ICRISAT and Zuari collaborate to revolutionize soil health & boost farmer...

The two-year project will prioritize carbon sequestration to reduce agricultural greenhouse gases, thereby mitigating the impact of climate change on the farming community

ICRISAT & IOPEPC collaborate to boost India’s oilseed production & export

The collaboration will focus on expanding cultivated areas, deploying scientific technologies, and collaborating at all levels, including providing farmers with better quality certified seed

ICRISAT organizes conference on innovations to transform drylands

The conference, scheduled from February 21 to 23, 2023 at ICRISAT’s headquarters in India, will promote the latest advancements in agriculture, technology, and policy

ICRISAT intern wins top awards for developing bio-insecticide

The chemical composition of bullock’s heart plant is found to act as a defense mechanism against insect pests

Govt permits ICRISAT to use drones for agricultural research activities

Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) and Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) have granted a conditional exemption to the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics(ICRISAT), Hyderabad, Telangana for the deployment of drones for agricultural research activities.........................

Agri researchers join nutrition & health scientists to discuss global challenges

Over 350 researchers working in agriculture, nutrition and health gathered in India recently to understand and tackle major global challenges to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).............

Genetic secrets of peanut varieties unveiled

Scientists at the Hyderabad-based International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) has decoded the complete set of chromosomes of two widely cultivated peanut varieties belonging to the subspecies hypogaea and fastigiata..........

Scientists complete genetic sequencing of chickpea

The study lays the foundation for large-scale characterization of the germplasm, population genetics and crop breeding of chickpea and helps understand domestication and post-domestication divergence of chickpea.................

India gets its first-ever biofortified sorghum

This improved sorghum variety was developed by ICRISAT under HarvestPlus – sorghum biofortification project and was tested as PVK 1009 in Maharashtra state and in All India Co-ordinated Sorghum Improvement Project (AICSIP) trials...………..

Two women scientists to receive ICRISAT’s highest scientific award

Dr Mamta Sharma and Dr Pooja Bhatnagar-Mathur are joint recipients of the Doreen Margaret Mashler Award for 2018 by the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT).................