The creation of an agency for the scientific validation and certification of organic produce, introduction of diploma courses in organic agriculture in the two farm universities and providing suppo

MIRZA, May 30

BHUBANESWAR: Europe has seen it. It

K J Francis Joy

PARAVOOR: The mussel farming in Moothakunnam backwaters under the technical advice of Molluskan Fisheries Division of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) proved highly remunerative when the Kudumbasree units harvested them on Tuesday.

Cuba has begun lending unused land to private farmers and cooperatives as part of a sweeping effort to step up agricultural production, a small but potentially landmark step that could change the face

Fish and allied products' development, particularly crab culture, is on the rise with farmers more inclined to take this up, after aqua culture in the country. In addition, export of fish of octopus and jellyfish variety has also increased in the last few years as it has a good market in the south-east Asian countries. Participating in the inauguration of a molecular biology lab at the Central Institute of Fisheries Education (CIFE), Dr S. Ayyappan, deputy director general (DDG) of ICAR (fisheries), New Delhi, revealed details on Monday.

THE abundance of fish and crab in Chilika will soon become a thing of the past, if there is no check on the increasing pressure of human activity in the region. A recent study which voiced these