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IIT Kharagpur develops technology to improve efficiency of fertilizer application

The novel technology is aimed towards efficient use of Nitrogen, Phosphorous and Potash for automated soil nutrition management by bypassing both manual labour based operations.....................

Agritech platform Gramophone secures investment of INR 25 crore

Siana Capital, Info Edge, Asha Impact and Better Capital have participated in this round of funding for the Indore-based startup that is leveraging technology to make farming more predictable and profitable for farmers in India........................

Syngenta launches I-SAFE initiative to train 10,000 farmers & spray men...

Certified professional spray men to promote responsible use and curb negligent pesticide exposure incidents.......................

This gel can protect farmers from toxic pesticides

The gel, named poly-Oxime, has been prepared by researchers at the Institute for Stem Cell Science and Regenerative Medicine (InStem), Bangalore from a nucleophilic polymer........................

A pest gene can help fight pesticide contamination in environment: study

The scientists have isolated a gene that produces a highly efficient enzyme (Glutathione –S-transferase or GST) from bollworm, a pest. This enzyme, they say, can be used for removing pesticides from food and environment...........

Sustainable agriculture: A key to farmers’ success

If a solution is to be found for the current crisis in the agriculture sector, the way forward is to encourage small-scale farmlands and sustainable agricultural methods, reveals latest research........

ICAR & ICMR sign MoU for cooperation in zoonoses, anti-microbial resistance

New Delhi: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) here today signed a MoU with Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) for cooperation in the area...