BioPrime AgriSolutions awarded patent for invention of a novel bio-formulation to manage abiotic stress in plants
10-Jan-2023 - 0 Comments.
Indian Government’s patent office has granted BioPrime AgriSolutions patent number for the invention of a Novel Bio-Formulation to manage Abiotic Stress in plants and to improve the yield.
Scientists now have advance tools for plant breeding, says Ratna Kumria, Director- Biotechnology, Alliance for Agri Innovation
24-Jan-2022 - 0 Comments.
All living organisms are the reflection of the genes they are born with and genes evolve over generations. The basis of evolution is variation and natural selection of the better variant. Agriculturists have been using this phenomenon for selecting variants with desirable traits in crop plants.
Amit Shah inaugurates Amul's milk powder, butter plants worth INR 415 Cr in Gandhinagar
30-Nov-2021 - 0 Comments.
India's Home and Co-operation minister Amit Shah has recently inaugurated AmulFed Dairy's new milk powder factory, butter manufacturing plant, poly film manufacturing plant, and an automated warehousing facility worth INR 415 crore in Gandhinagar.
Gene editing will bring the second green revolution
18-Nov-2021 - 0 Comments.
Agriculture is the story of generations of famers and pioneers who selected edible plants and grew them over time to make them healthy and flavourful.
Ambuja Cements support farmers, to procure biomass fuel for its plants
09-Nov-2021 - 0 Comments.
Burning crop residue after harvesting is detrimental to soil health and has a negative economic impact on farmers and local communities. Additionally, this also contributes to air pollution and aids the challenges posed by climate change.
IAAG writes to the Prime Minister for approval of gene-editing guidelines in India
18-Oct-2021 - 0 Comments.
India Agriculture Advancement Group (IAAG) International, founded by the stalwarts of Agricultural sector from India and abroad have written to the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi expressing serious concern on the inordinate delay in the approval of Draft Guidelines for Safety Assessment of Genome/Gene-Edited Plants by Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC), the regulatory body under the Ministry of Environment Forests and Climate Change (MoEF&CC).
Boralex unites with Sun'Agri to develop Agrivoltaics in Europe
15-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
Boralex, a renewable energy producer and pioneer of agrivoltaism and global leader Sun'Agri are collaborating to develop agrivoltaics in France and Europe by designing new solar power plants that help protect farms from increasingly challenging weather conditions.
NMPB and CSIR-NBRI sign MoU to promote cultivation, production of medicinal plants
06-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
The National Medicinal Plant Board (NMPS) and the National Botanical Research Institute (CSIR-NBRI) signed an MoU for extending joint collaborative efforts to boost the cultivation and production of medicinal plants and herbs in India.
Cultivation, processing of aromatic plants doubles incomes of farmers in Himachal
06-Mar-2021 - 0 Comments.
Farmers in the Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh, keen for new livelihood options to supplement their income from traditional crops like maize, paddy, and wheat, have found a new lease of life.
Aiming self-sufficient in urea production, fertilizer ministry to restart five closed plants
23-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
With a view to become self-sufficient in urea production, government has started reviving the closed fertilizer units of FCIL at Ramagundam, Talcher, Gorakhpur & Sindri and HFCL unit at Barauni, Indian minister of chemicals and fertilizers DV Sadananda Gowda said recently.
National Medicinal Plants Board sign MoU with ICAR-National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources
07-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
National Medicinal Plants Board (NMPB) under Ministry of AYUSH has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with ICAR-National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources (NBPGR) under Department of Agricultural Research and Education on 6 July 2020.
Rallis India resumes operations at Lote, Ankleshwar and Dahej plants
28-Apr-2020 - 0 Comments.
Rallis India has resumed operations at its plants located at Lote, Ankleshwar, and Dahej effective April 27, 2020, after completing critical maintenance jobs which could be taken up by advancing the annual shutdown
India approves new antibiotics for crops
25-Dec-2019 - 0 Comments.
India has recently approved Aureofungin, Kasugamycin, Validamycin and Streptomycin+ Tetracycline combination as new antibiotics under the Insecticide Act 1968 for use as pesticides to combat certain fungal and bacterial diseases in plants.