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  • Agronomist Plays Key Role in Raising Crop Yield: Swaminathan
    Agronomist Plays Key Role in Raising Crop Yield: Swaminathan

    Expressing concern over lower crop yields, renowned farm scientist M S Swaminathan today emphasised the role of "agronomist" in realising higher farm productivity through better agronomic management practice.

  • Kharif Crop in Over 35 lakh Hectare Hit Due to Rain Failure
    Kharif Crop in Over 35 lakh Hectare Hit Due to Rain Failure

    Crops in 35.41 lakh hectares in Karnataka had been damaged during the Kharif season this year due to failure of rains, the state assembly was informed today.

  • Bumper Crop in Jharkhand This Year: CM
    Bumper Crop in Jharkhand This Year: CM

    Jharkhand has produced bumper crop this year and the government would purchase paddy from farmers at Rs 1600 per quintal, Chief Minister Raghubar Das said today.

  • Many GMO Studies have Financial Conflicts of Interest
    Many GMO Studies have Financial Conflicts of Interest

    Financial conflicts of interest were found in 40 percent of published research articles on the genetically modified crops, also known as GMO crops, French researchers said this week.

  • Watch Video: NASA Astronauts Harvest First Ever Radish Crop On International Space Station
    Watch Video: NASA Astronauts Harvest First Ever Radish Crop On International Space Station

    Space Station Radish Crop: Researchers at the International Space Station grew 20 radish plants in the APH, after analysing their "CO2 effects and mineral acquisition and distribution".

  • Now, Farmers Rely on Smartphone Apps for Crops
    Now, Farmers Rely on Smartphone Apps for Crops

    Farmers across the country are relying on new cyber tools to help them monitor the weather and their irrigation systems and even map crops.Longtime dairy farmers in Vermont are now keeping records on their smartphones ...

  • Strong patent regime needed for GM crops: Minister
    Strong patent regime needed for GM crops: Minister

    The World Agriculture Forum Congress (WAFC) 2013 began here Tuesday with union Minister of State for Agriculture Tariq Anwar calling for a strong patent regime to regulate genetically modified (GM) crops in the country.Addressing the ...

  • Need to Boost Agriculture Mechanisation: Union Minister of Agriculture
    Need to Boost Agriculture Mechanisation: Union Minister of Agriculture

    There is a need to boost agriculture mechanisation to enhance crop productivity to feed the growing population, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said on Friday.

  • Production Of World's Top 10 Food Crops Including Wheat, Rice Affected By Climate Change: Study
    Production Of World's Top 10 Food Crops Including Wheat, Rice Affected By Climate Change: Study

    A new study has said that climate change has already affected the production of the world's top 10 crops in certain regions.

  • Zero-Tolerance For Genetically Modified Rice: China
    Zero-Tolerance For Genetically Modified Rice: China

    Recently, the Hubei province in China came under the scanner for illegally selling genetically modified rice. China has banned the growth of genetically modified crops especially rice and wheat which is a staple in their ...

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