Agriculture College to Focus on Research Programmes on Rainfed Crops.
With a view to utilise the potential of the Tiruchirapalli district, The Agriculture College and Research Institute at Kudumiyanmalai will focus on research programmes on rainfed crops and jack fruit cultivation.
Promoting Increasing Agricultural Biotechnology Research
Due to the demonetisation drive, Agriculture sector experienced distress. It is the largest informal sector and the main driver in the Indian economy. Expectations are running high in the Indian agricultural sector with the Budget 2017 being preponed.
Research on a variety of consuming sugarcane by TNAU Sugarcane Research Station
The Tamil Nadu Agriculture University’s Sugarcane Research Station at Sirugamani, has taken up research on a variety of consuming sugarcane (‘Pongal karumbu’) with regard to quality.
Agriculture Research News: Diabetic-Friendly Rice Developed at Agriculture University.
Coimbatore: A rice variety that would allow diabetics relish idlis and dosas, owing to low carbohydrate content have developed by the scientist from the Tamil Nadu Agriculture University (TNAU), Coimbatore.
Agriculture Research News: Establishment of New Agri Research Cell
Karnataka Agriculture Prices Commission (APC) established the Cost of Cultivation and Market Intelligence Cell (CCMIC) at University of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences (UAHS), Shivamogga, commenced functioning on Saturday.
Agriculture Research: Use of Bio-Technology in Agriculture can Yield Revolutionary Results
The Union Agriculture Minister, Shri Radha Mohan Singh stated that there is a need of bringing second green revolution, particularly, in eastern states of the country which were not covered earlier during first green revolution.
Agriculture Research: IISR Developing CoLK 94184 Sugarcane Varieties for Water-Stressed Environment
The Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research (IISR) is now developing new varieties, which require less amount of water to proliferate. IISR Principal Scientist Dr A K Sah said that all the new researches and breeding projects are now mandated to develop such varieties, which perform well even in water stressed environment.
Agriculture Research: Innovation Platforms for Improving smallholder Dairying
Feed technologies work in particular situations for a range of reasons and tend to be fairly context-specific. For example, results from using the Techfit tool (a way of prioritizing feed interventions developed by the International Livestock Research Institute, ILRI) suggest that factors such as availability of land, labour, cash, inputs and knowledge strongly influence which feed technologies will work in a particular location.
Agriculture Research: Alternative Mithun Production System by ICAR- NRCM
ICAR – National Research on Mithun (NRCM), Nagaland, launched an alternative semi-intensive system of mithun rearing in the farmer’s field at Molvom village under Medziphema block, Dimapur district.