JEJU CITY, Jejudo -- Though fruits and vegetables like mangoes, papaya, carambola and dragon fruit have long been considered exclusive goods produced by the tropical world, they may soon become com

The standards relate to limits for metallic contaminants in these products.

A study in the June 2016 issue of HortScience focused on the effects of ASD in an open-field, fresh-market tomato production system.

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In a bid to check toxic fruits and vegetables entering Kerala through the check post, Kerala State Human Rights Commission (KSHRC) has issued a directive to set up a proper test

Food regulator FSSAI has proposed new standards for frozen vegetables and processed fruit products, including commonly used canned tomatoes, frozen peas and jams. In a draft regulation, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has invited suggestions from all stakeholders.

Currently, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) allows use of cocoa butter in chocolates and not vegetable fats, whereas international food standards authority Codex permits 5 p

MUMBAI: The growing risk of climate change in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) due to ever-increasing carbon emissions and fast-depleting agricultural and forest land can be curtailed provided

This is a compilation of Success Stories of Integrated Pest Management with detailed insights into the strategies developed by ICAR–National Research Centre for Integrated Pest Management (NCIPM) for different crops suited to varied agro-climatic locations

Residents of over 104 villages in five talukas — Olpad, Choryasi, Makrej, Palsana and Mangrol — in Surat district, South Gujarat, are up in arms against the move to bring their villages under the S

The South American tomato moth Tuta absoluta (Meyrick) is a devastating pest of tomato. In the present study Tuta-adapted strains of Trichogramma were evaluated. Amongst the three species, Trichogramma achaeae Nagaraja and Nagarkatti, Trichogramma pretiosum Riley and Trichogrammatoidea bactrae Nagaraja could parasitise T. absoluta eggs and the parasitism rates were 5.0%, 51.1% and 68.2% respectively. Adults emerged from the parasitized T. absoluta eggs (4.8%, 97.5% and 90.0% adult emergence respectively). The F1 generation adults of T.