Nagpur: Considering the ever increasing demand for disease-free planting material from farmers, Central Citrus Research Institute (CCRI) has commercialized this production technology. It has transferred the shoot-to-grafting (STG) technology, using ... Times of India, 1 week ago
Technology and prudent practices can ensure that crop output does not suffer in years of drought, notes Surinder Sud. Is 2015 a drought year? The answer is both yes and no. Yes, because it qualifies to be a meteorological drought with an overall rainfall deficiency of 14 per cent. It is also a hydrological drought as the total water stock in the country's 91 major reservoirs is nearly 23 per cent below normal. The groundwater, too, hasn't been recharged adequately in most parts of the ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Senior journalist and author of seven books, Atul Deulgaonkar dissects the macro and micro level policies which have resulted in farmers suicides becoming endemic across the country. AFP This is the third consecutive year of drought in ...DNA India, 1 month ago
Nagpur: Member of parliament from Ramtek Krupal Tumane on Saturday called for shifting the focus in citrus research more towards climate change. He said extreme temperature, very high or low and extremely heavy or little rainfall are severely ...Times of India, 21 hours ago
New Delhi: The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government on Wednesday unveiled a package of measures to combat rural distress in the backdrop of a below-average monsoon rainfall. The Union cabinet decided to increase the number of days of ...Livemint.com, 2 months ago
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