Kochi: In a bid to boost agriculture sector, finance minister Thomas Isaac has announced projects worth Rs 2,500 crore in the budget with focus on value-added products from rice, rubber and coconut

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gram Sabha, Danpur Vs State of Uttarakhand & Others dated 24/01/2019 regarding prohibition of polluting activity by M/s Bansal Industries, in District Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand, by operating a rice mill without arrangement for disposal of industrial waste and the requisite consent of the Uttarakhand State Pollution Control Board (State PCB).

Farmers in Bunyangabu district will soon benefit from a sh43b irrigation scheme in to be constructed in Rwimi sub-county by government this financial year.

Tirupur: A group of residents from Kangeyam on Monday submitted a petition to the district administration demanding action against a rice mill, which was allegedly causing air pollution.

Production of several crops to be affected in 2020

The rice model ORYZA v3 has been recently improved to account for salt stress effect on rice crop growth and yield. This paper details subsequent studies using the improved model to explore opportunities for improving salinity tolerance in rice.

Floods destroyed more than 400 hectares of rice in Niger's southeastern Diffa region, already beset by deadly attacks by Boko Haram jihadists, the local governor said.

This study assesses the current state of knowledge and perceptions of arsenic contamination in rice among different stakeholders in Cambodia and identifies major knowledge gaps and possible policy responses to the issue.

Scientists say that more than 100 thousand varieties of rice have been safeguarded for the future.

The biological improvement of fertilizer nitrogen use efficiency (NUE) is hampered by the poor characterization of the phenotype and genotype for crop N response and NUE. In an attempt to identify phenotypic traits for N-response and NUE in the earliest stages of plant growth, we analyzed the N-responsive germination, respiration, urease activities, and root/shoot growth of 21 Indica genotypes of rice (Oryza sativa var. indica). We found that N delays germination from 0 to 12 h in a genotype-dependent and source-dependent manner, especially with urea and nitrate.

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