A laboratory report has confirmed that farmers in Maharashtra's Akola district indeed sowed banned herbicide-tolerant Bt (HTBT) cotton by way of protest last month, a state government official said

Order of the High Court of Delhi in the matter of Pioneer Overseas Corporation Vs Chairperson, Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers Rights & Others dated 01/07/2019 regarding registration of a variety of maize under the Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Act, 2001.

‘Introduction of unregistered and untested pesticides could result in ecological disorder’

According to Bij Adhikar Manch (BAM), Gujarat government's deal with the US multinational company's Indian arm PepsiCo India Holdings was unacceptable to the growers as the same compromised their f

Judgement of the High Court of Delhi in the matter of The State Government of Madhya Pradesh Vs Union of India & Others dated 25/04/2019 regarding Geographical Indication (GI) to Basmati rice grown in Indo-Gangetic region.

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As preparation begins for the 2019 farming season, officials of the National Agricultural Seed Council ( NASC) on Thursday to the streets of Abuja on an awareness campaign on the importance of usin

Shinyanga — Farmers benefit from a modern paddy seed variety as productivity has risen.

When she wants to know what seed variety to grow, Josephine Mutuku would take up her smartphone, open an app and types in the name of the crop and its region of cultivation.

The selection of seed varieties adapted to a particular climate could be refined if farmers themselves assess their performance, using their plots as small, experimental laboratories.

Farmers in Namibia now have new crop varieties of cowpea and sorghum that are more tolerant to drought and pests planted this year, thanks to nuclear technology provided with the support of the IAE

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