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Unique Fungi Can Strengthen Plants Against Aphids, Says Study

Researchers have demonstrated that unique fungi strengthen the "immune systems" of wheat and bean plants against aphids. Fungi enter and influence the amount of a...

Lohri : Things You Must Know About The Harvest Festival

BY NEHA HEGDE The Punjabi harvest festival is called Lohri and arrives just a night before Makara Sankranti, a festival that marks the end of...

Domestic Demand to Increase Agrochemical Sector’s Revenue Growth

Domestic tailwinds are expected to lift the agrochemical sector's revenue growth to 12-14 percent, Crisil Ratings said on Tuesday. According to a Crisil Ratings' report,...

Kharif Sowing Area Increases by 104% Due to Good Monsoon

By Pramod Kumar Jha Sowing of crops in the current kharif season has gained momentum due to good monsoon. The area under sowing of all...

No Crops Damaged, Locust Control Operations on Full Swing: Centre

Locust Control Offices (LCOs) on Friday conducted control operations at 15 locations in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, the Union Agriculture Ministry said, adding that...

New Locust Swarms Threaten Agriculture in Ethiopia

A new round of locust swarms has hit Ethiopia and is again threatening crops and food security, say agricultural officials. Dereje Hirpha, the Oromia region’s...

Researchers Develop Artificial Intelligence Method that can Help Crops Cope with Climate Changes

Israeli and US researchers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) method that can help crops cope with climate changes, the Ben Gurion University (BGU)...

Deere Comes Up With High-Tech Farming Equipment

It has GPS, lasers, computer vision, and uses machine learning and sensors to be more efficient. This is the new high-tech farm equipment from...

Biofortification: Combat World Hunger Crisis by breeding nutrient-packed Crops that will fill Stomachs and lessen Effects of Malnutrition

UNITED NATIONS, May 28, 2017: Scientists are helping to combat the world hunger crisis by breeding nutrient-packed crops that will fill stomachs and lessen the...

New studies publised in Nature reveal, Indus era is 8,000 year-old and older than Egyptian and Mesopotamian civilization

Indus Valley civilization is 5000 years older than previously thought The study is done using a new carbon dating technique Scientists from IIT-Kharagpur...

Memories of Jewish India in Israel’s cassava crops

Meir Eliahu opens the gates leading to the numerous hothouses in the fields of Moshav Shahar. To the right of the path is a...

More than half of India’s ground water contaminated: Groundwater Board

Kolhapur/New Delhi: "Overuse of fertilisers has contaminated our ground water", said Rajendra Nad, 52, who farms millet, sorghum and groundnut, and lives in Jalgaon district's Bhusaval. Fertiliser...

Minimum Support Prices for several crops raised by the Centre

New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Wednesday increased the Minimum Support Price (MSP) of crops ranging from Rs.15 to Rs.275 for this...

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