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China's new rice to abate global warming?

Report of a new rice cultivated by China is sure to be a welcome news for those worried about global warming and climate change.

Aug 10, 2015, 14:17 PM IST

Silicon boosts sustainable rice production

By enhancing the resistance against pests, pathogens and abiotic stresses such as salts, drought and storms, silicon (Si) plays a crucial role in the development of sustainable rice production systems with lower or zero input of harmful pesticides, says a study. 

Apr 29, 2015, 12:51 PM IST

Foodgrains production likely to cross 263 million tonnes

Foodgrain output estimated at record 263.2 million tonnes in 2013-14 compared to 257.13 million tonnes in 2012-13.

Feb 14, 2014, 16:06 PM IST

India's rice output expected at 100 million tonnes in 2012-13: FAO

UN body Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has revised upwards India's rice production to 100 million tonnes (MT) in the 2012-13 crop year on the back of revival of rains in August and September.

Nov 14, 2012, 13:01 PM IST

Rapid climate change putting Asia`s rice production

Rapid climate change and its potential to intensify droughts and floods could threaten Asia`s rice production.

Apr 13, 2012, 15:26 PM IST

India's rice yield nearly half of world's average

Despite being the second largest producer and consumer of rice in the world, India's yield of the staple crop is only nearly half of the world's average productivity, Parliament was informed Tuesday.

Aug 09, 2011, 19:40 PM IST

Rice production may slump by 16 million tonnes this season: FM

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has apprehended that rice production this year could be 16 million tonnes below the 2008-09 level due to twin-impact of drought and floods.

Oct 23, 2009, 15:26 PM IST

Rice prod may slump by 16 mn tonnes this season: FM

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee
has apprehended that rice production this year could be 16
million tonnes below the 2008-09 level due to twin-impact of
drought and floods.

Oct 23, 2009, 13:25 PM IST

Punjab, Haryana, UP rice production may dip by 25%: Assocham

The major paddy growing states of Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, are likely to see 20-25 percent decline in non-basmati rice production this kharif season.

Aug 21, 2009, 20:58 PM IST