Demand for effective bio-pesticides rising across the globe

The crop protection industry has joined hands with Crop Life India, an association of technology-driven agriculture companies, to form an Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force in a bid to check the rampan

The cabinet at its meeting chaired by the Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan today endorsed the State

LUCKNOW: The production of pulses in the country has been hit by a pest called pod borer. The common pest which attacks all pulses, chick pea, pigeon pea, gram, groundnut and lentils is a cause of worry for farmers in several states.

With the view to promote organic farming practices to reduce the burden on Chemical Fertilizers, to ensure effective utilization of farm resources and to cater domestic and international growing Organic Food Market, a National Project on Organic Farming was launched during 10th Plan with an outlay of Rs.115.00 crores.

The farmers who have decided to start bio-farming and other farmers who prefer to adopt local methods to reduce cost of farming should start preparations to make bio-pesticides. Soyabean and other main important crops of Kharif crops are attacked by several types of insects. Since the number of insects is very large, they should be controlled to save the crops.

Call it going back to the roots. Or call it giving the Indian farmer his rightful due.

The purpose of this document is to examine options from crop biotechnologies to address food insecurity in developing countries, particularly in the context of deepening economic and environmental uncertainty.

Ludhiana: Nanotechnology can boost farm research. This was stated by Dr MS Swaminathan, laureate, World Food Prize, and Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha), during his interaction with scientists at the electron microscopy and nanoscience laboratory, PAU.

Karimnagar, July 30: Farmers of Nareddypalli in Ellanthakunta mandal in Karimnagar have been harnessing nature's wisdom to enhance output and control pests even as their comrades across the state are agitating against the shortage of fertilisers. Armed with bio-pesticides such as