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Leading food experts have warned strict vegetarians not to eat any of the one million tons of soyabean which the government is importing into India from the United States.
A new 'flood-tolerant' breed of rice developed at the Rajendra Agricultural University in the State is fast gaining popularity among farmers in the flood plains of North Bihar. The high yield,
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Himachal Pradesh is expected to produce over 2 crore boxes (around 3.6 lakh tonne) of apples this year despite a spell of drought this summer and mite disease attack, which affected its size.
The Bangladesh Institute of Nuclear Agriculture (BINA) has taken up a massive programme for extension of cultivation of Binasail, a high yielding variety (HYV) of paddy developed by BINA for the Aman
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