Crops

No policy decision yet on GM mustard crop: Centre tells SC

No policy decision yet on GM mustard crop: Centre tells SC

A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud considered the statement of Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, representing the Centre, that the government is considering various aspects of the matter and has invited suggestions and objections on the commercial roll out of GM crops.

Jul 17, 2017, 13:19 PM IST

Breakthrough made in drought-resistant crops development

The breakthrough was made by the team from the Australian National University (ANU), reports Xinhua news agency.

Jun 26, 2017, 16:53 PM IST

Fields on fire: Farmers left empty-handed in different parts of UP

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Apr 10, 2017, 12:36 PM IST
Efficient use of sunlight can better crop yields

Efficient use of sunlight can better crop yields

They say the findings observed in tobacco plants could potentially be used to increase the yield of food crops like wheat and rice.

Nov 28, 2016, 11:34 AM IST

BSF helps distraught farmers to grow crops amid tension on border

Even as the situation in the border areas remain highly tensed, the Border Security Force on Monday allowed the farmers in the border areas to cross the fencing to harvest their crop.

Oct 04, 2016, 08:54 AM IST