Genetic blueprint of wheat unlocked to boost production

Here is some good news for farmers as researchers have cracked genetic blueprint of wheat.

India-born crop scientist Dr Sanjaya Rajaram gets 2014 World Food Prize

India-born and crop scientist Dr Sanjaya Rajaram has been honoured with the 2014 World Food Prize for his outstanding contribution to global wheat production.

Rising temperature to hit wheat production in India: Report

The annual mean temperature in India is expected to rise by 3.5-4.3 degrees Celsius by 2098, badly impacting production of wheat.

State looks at 4% more wheat output at 157 lakh tonnes

The Punjab government Thursday said
the state would achieve wheat output of nearly 157 lakh
tonnes, almost 4 per cent more than the previous year`s
production, on the back of favourable weather conditions.

Lower global wheat production not to affect India

India will not be affected by
the lower global wheat output projected for the current
financial year due to adequate stocks, Lok Sabha was told
on Tuesday.