Expensive chemical pesticides may become a thing of the past with the use of low-cost conventional methods to control plant diseases, thanks to the agriculture ministry.
Korean agriculture is at a critical point because of the free trade of the World Trade Organisation and the financial crisis represented by the International Monetary Fund. What is needed is a
Tamil Nadu is planning to float a leasing company to help farmers go for solar pumps. Such a scheme is already working in Andhra pradesh, where the state electicity board has joined hands with
The tea Board, in collaboraiton with Darjeeling Planters Association (DPA), has mounted a promotional campaign for Darjeeling tea. It has also patented a spacial Darjeeling tea logo, which would
The union agriculture ministry has geared up to meet the possible threat to crops due to reported local build-up of locusts in Bikaner and Barmer districts of Rajasthan with the southwest monsoon
The Chairman of Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) ,Justice Guman Mal Lodha has appealed to the Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee to ban export of meat. Though India would lose foreign exchange
A Parliamentary committee has flayed the Central government for ignoring export potential and foreign exchange earning potential of the horticulture sector and suggested a national policy to promote
India and Sri Lanka have signed an agreement for cooperation in agricultural research. The agreement was signed on Thursday between Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR) and the Sri Lanka
The World Bank has submitted to the Bangladesh government a 27-year project (1998-2025) for sustainable rural development strategy to build up a food security system in the country. The WB will
Four PAU scientists have been given the ISPRD award by the Indian Society of Pulses Research and Development (ISPRD) in recognition of their research work on the improvement of pulse
Epidemiological study on effect of air pollution on human health (adults) in Delhi
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