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Scientists develop salt tolerant rice variety

The new crop could withstand salt concentration of up to 200 micromoles per litre or about half as saline as seawater without affecting normal growth and grain yield under greenhouse conditions............

A mango database developed for plant breeders

Scientists at the Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur, have prepared a new database that lists 40 mango varieties based on a standard set of features..........

Scientists develop bio-fortified maize to address ‘hidden hunger’

The new hybrid variety of maize developed by the IARI researchers has 4.5 folds more vitamin A content and similar amounts of lysine and tryptophan as earlier varieties.............