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

Scientists figure out how plants make use of good microbes for...

A team of researchers at the Department of Biotechnology’s New Delhi-based National Institute of Plant Genome Research (DBT-NIPGR) has found that an ion channel called CNGC19 (cyclic nucleotide gated channel 19) in the plants could be playing a decisive role in helping the plants to benefit from a good microbe...................

Tomato gene involved in viral infection and heat stress identified

The National Institute of Plant Genome Research's scientific team has observed that two genes (SlDEAD23 and SlDEAD35) help plants to withstand biotic and abiotic stresses...............

Tinkering with root hair may help boost crop yields

In a collaborative study, researchers at the National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR) here have discovered in rice plant that production and transport of a hormone, auxin, in root hair zone triggers elongation of root hair under low phosphate conditions...........

Top academic brains celebrate the journey of ‘Ramalingaswami Re-entry Fellowship’

Students, academicians, govt officials attended the eighth conclave of Ramalingaswami Re-entry Fellowship organized by the National Institute of Plant Genome Research on behalf of Department of Biotechnology at New Delhi...........

NIPGR & DBT organize ‘8th conclave on Ramalingaswami re-entry fellowship’

During the last ten years, 1492 applications were received and out of these 396 were offered fellowship and 280 have already taken up positions in Indian laboratories..........

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..........