Jun 13, 2021 01:56 PM IST
When M.S. Swaminathan, known as the Father of India’s Green Revolution, faced criticism about the effects of pesticides, he did not take it the wrong way but looked for solutions instead, she remembers.
- Aug 24, 2020 06:45 PM IST
ICAR entrance exam date 2020 will be conducted by NTA on September 7-8. Date for downloading ICAR exam admit card will be declared soon on nta.ac.in
- Aug 10, 2020 07:02 PM IST
ICAR has started interacting with global agriculture research institutes on this issue and is gathering inputs about the suspicious parcels.
- Nov 05, 2016 04:42 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will tomorrow inaugurate the first International Agrobiodiversity Congress in the national capital where 900 delegates from 60
countries will discuss conservation of genetic resources.
- Jun 25, 2016 12:16 PM IST
The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) said a production of
270 million tons of foodgrains was expected during the kharif and rabi seasons this year, thanks to the forecast of a normal monsoon
- May 10, 2016 07:04 PM IST
"There is no central or state law under which cultivation of water-intensive and water-guzzling crops can be restricted. However, steps are being taken to promote less water requiring crops like oil seeds, pulses, coarse cereals etc in drought-prone areas," Minister of State for Agriculture Mohanbhai Kundariya said.
- Apr 26, 2016 04:20 PM IST
Naik said a separate research budget is earmarked for other scientific organisations, including department of science and technology, department of Bio-Technology and Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICMR).
- Jan 03, 2016 04:37 PM IST
Wheat output had declined to 88.95 MT in 2014-15 due to poor monsoon and unseasonal rains in February-March, as against a record 95.85 MT achieved in the previous year. Sowing of wheat, a major rabi (winter) crop, begins from October and harvest starts from April. for 2nd year straight due to warm winter
- Jul 02, 2015 11:51 AM IST
This is where biotechnology, genetically modified (GM) crops and marker assisted breeding technology will help," G Padmanaban of Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, told agency here.
- Apr 29, 2011 06:39 PM IST
With a view to increase the Trout fish production by more than five times in the Himalayan region, the National Fisheries Development Board in collaboration with Indian Council of Agricultural Research has decided to set up a fish processing centre in Patlikuhal.