No body knows for sure how the ragi bandwagon started, but all of a sudden the urban elite became curious about the grain. Today, it is being minutely scrutinised by a few truth seekers while eateries make a beeline for its cuisine
the seeds of a novel programme to reduce the rice-wheat predominance in Punjab's cropping pattern have been planted. The state recently launched a multi-crop, multi-year contract farming programme.
Why transfer rice germplasm to Syngenta?
www.knowledgebank.irri.org Now, the latest farming and production info is available to the rice industry online. This is the world's first digital extension service for the
Over the next 50 years, harvests of staple crops like rice, maize and wheat may be reduced by one- third due to global warming. This has been revealed by a United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
The advocates of agricultural biotechnology maybe overselling the usefulness of the genetically modified
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A new strain of rice keeps off weeds and trebles yeild
Rural folk can grow rice on lakes in Manipur
MAJOR rice and water crises await Asian countries in the next 30 years, the International Rice Research Institute (iARi) reports. It predicts acute shortages of rice unless anti-pollution and
Forfeiting our commons
The Lancet’s Series on Maternal and Child Undernutrition
President Obama's grand climate plan does not add up
Climate change can no longer be ignored
NGO demands withdrawal of Niyamgiri gram sabha notificatio