Rotting of jute plant is going on in full swing in all the river and water bodies in the district, causing serious pollution of water as most of the farmers of the region are not acquainted with th

India might see the commercialisation of genetically modified (GM) jute in a month.

Bangladeshi scientists have cracked the code discovering the genome sequence of local jute variety, prime minister Sheikh Hasina announced at a news conference at Ganabhaban on Sunday.

Jute growers in Kurigram are in great trouble as they are forced to harvest their produce earlier than usual this time due to flood and river erosion.

BHUBANESWAR: Jute cultivation in the State has come down to just 10,000 hectares (ha) from over 40,000 ha in the last 10 years.

Finding the going uphill in their bid to sell their produce for good economic returns, raw jute farmers from different parts of South Kamrup area are facing acute crisis.

Unlike the rest of the subcontinent, Assam retained many elements of its tribal economy well into the 19th century. With the British invasion the picture began to change gradually. Opening up of the Brahmaputra Valley in 1826 brought about two major changes in the mode of surplus extraction. One, colonial capital flowed into tea plantations, along with indentured labourers from mainland India. Though immensely profitable for the planters, this had a limited impact on the larger peasant economy of Assam.

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Agro-based traditional industries play a vital role in industrialisation in an underdeveloped economy. The Indian jute industry has been globally significant since colonial times and enjoyed a “major industry” status. Under globalisation it is found that the key structural ratios like labour productivity, capital intensity and total factor productivity have been increasing.

This paper suggests an approach to a convincing method for control of surficial soil erosion by using Jute Geotextiles (JGT). The approach can be extended to other natural geotextiles as well.