CSMCRI To Equip Salt Workers With Technology To Improve Quality, Yield
Vijaysinh Parmar | TNN

Bhavnagar: Small and marginal saltpan workers in Rajula taluka of Amreli district, often known to be debt-ridden and poverty stricken, will now be armed with science and technology to help them earn more and break away these vicious debt traps.

Is Mahyco-Monsanto trying to push its products too fast in the market?

Mahyco-Monsanto Biotech (MMB), a joint venture between Monsanto and Maharashtra Hybrid Seeds (Mahyco), issued a release on

In a setback for genetically engineered cotton, Monsanto, innovator of the strain, confirmed what sceptics had said might well happen, that the pests it was supposed to resist better than natural cotton would also innovate.

Priscilla Jebaraj

Firm asks farmers to switch to its second-generation product to delay resistance further

Pink bollworm resistant to pest-killing protein of Bt cotton in four districts

Monsanto's advice ridiculous, say scientists

New Delhi: In what is bound to strengthen environment minister Jairam Ramesh


Drought, a scourge of humanity, makes living impossible for farmers, destroying land, men and farm animals alike. With the death of cattle, and lack of water for irrigation, ploughing barren fields becomes futile.

One Can Now Go For A Lion Safari And Move To Diu Without Going To Junagadh & Kodinar
Himanshu Kaushik | TNN

Ahmedabad: Diu, Gir and Tulshishayam have drawn closer. Not geographically, though. The Central government has recently approved another entry into the last abode of Asiatic lions, through Ambardi interpretation zone in Amreli district.

Himanshu Kaushik | TNN

Ahmedabad: The first lion census after the poaching incidents of 2007, will be held in the peak of summer in April this year and for the first time will cover at least four districts, the area estimated as the lion spread since the last census of 2005.

Himanshu Kaushik | TNN

Sasan (Gir): With the lion census due this year, the forest department in coordination with the Wildlife Institute of India (WII) will study the corridor movement of the lions.

Ahmedabad: The death of another eight-year-old lion in Dhari forest range within a week, has raised suspicions about whether the big cats succumbed to some disease.On Tuesday,forest department found a lion