Scientists are working on methods to detect plant material containing the deadly terminator gene when it comes to India. They are fully aware of the potential risks of this gene technology and are

Growes in Punjab have suffered huge losses as a result of sub-standard and inferior

Study: Despite having the second largest arable area under permanent crops, India has the lowest yield rates ranging from 35 to 98 for the 12 major crops in the world and is further threatened in the

The M.S. Swaminathan Award for Environment Protection 1998 has been given to Dr. Joseph H. Hulse, President of Siemens Hulse International Development Associates. Dr. Hulse was given the award for

In an ironic twist to the fight over Basmati, the US agro company RiceTec, says it has been guided by Indian research, particularly by IARI national professor and renowned rice breeder E A

The draft Bills to introduce the new agriculture policy and Plan Varieties Protection (PVP) Act remained elusive in yet another session of Parliament despite promises by Union minister of state for

Environmentalists and scientists have cautioned the government that mere checks under exitsting laws cannot prevent the entry of the genetically-engineered crop seeds that turn sterile after first

seek immediate government intervention : Scientists at the Punjab Agriculture University Luchiana and the Haryana Agriculture University Hisar are alarmed at the prospects of likely introduction

A former Haryana Minister for Irrigation and Power , Mr Virender Singh, has demanded that 10 districts of Haryana should be declared as drought-affected and an emergency action plan for the

Will the ecological changes eat into the vitals of the socio-economic fabric of this district situated at the trio junction of Punjab, Rajasthan and Haryana ? If the detriorating plight of the

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