Monsanto Co. is working with the Australian research organisation, CSIRO, to add a second gene to its Ingard gene technology, which fights insects that attack cotton crops, a scientist told a cotton

Portable solar-powered air dryers, meant for dehydration of fruits, vegetables and other food items, have been introduced in the market by Dr. Rao Associates (DRA), Hyderabad. The dryers have been

Greenpeace cut down about two tonnes of Novartis transgenic maize in two EU-countries to highlight the risks posed by the maize. Greenpeace demands an immediate sepration of the conventional and

Crop scientists have identified a plant that may emerge as an eco-friendly alternative to chemical fertilisers for jute

India is likely to witness a foodgrain shortage of about 28 million tonnes by the year 2025 as demand would far outstrip the supply going by the present growth trends, a study

Scientists : As Basmati hits the headlines in the series of legal battles over India's natural resources, scientists are outraged at the misuse of a published Indian research paper by the American

A recent audit report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India has pointed out that the Maharashtra Government overpaid more than Rs. 1400 crores to cotton-growers in the State during the

Tehri Garhwal region today reverberates with the voices of the likes of Kumar Prasun, Vijay Jardari, Raghubir Jardari and Dhomsingh Negi, farmers from the Himalghati area. They are part of the Beej

Microbiologists at Cornell University have found a way to virtually rid cattle of harmful strains of E.Coli bacteria, including the bacteria that have caused scores of deaths and sickened thousands

The impact of flood on sericulture activities in West Bengal has been severe. In Malda, where more tha 90 per cent of the area is under mulberry plantation has been affected. The flood damaged the