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  • India?s top scientific panel gives safety tag to GM Mustard

    India?s top scientific panel gives safety tag to GM Mustard

    New Delhi (ISJ) - The national regulator for genetically modified crops, Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC), under the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change has given scientific clearance to Genetically Modified...

    6 Sep 2016 4:18 AM GMT
  • Between productivity and safety, India differ decision on GM Mustard

    Between productivity and safety, India differ decision on GM Mustard

    New Delhi (ISJ) ? India once again shied away from taking a final call on commercially cultivating GM Mustard, facing opposition from farmers? bodies, civil society activists, some state governments and opposition parties. Swadeshi Jagaran Manch, an...

    5 Feb 2016 3:43 AM GMT
  • ICAR lab artificially breeds milkfish for the first time in India

    ICAR lab artificially breeds milkfish for the first time in India

    Chennai (ISJ) – For the first time in India, Chennai-based Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (CIBA) succeeded in artificially breeding milkfish (Chanos chanos), locally known as “Paal Kendai” or “Poo Meen”....

    28 July 2015 10:10 AM GMT
  • Indian agriculture at cross roads, says MS Swaminathan

    Indian agriculture at cross roads, says MS Swaminathan

    India is a nation characterized by Grain Mountains and hungry millions N.B. Nair | Indian Science JournalChennai (ISJ) – Indian agriculture is at the cross roads, warns Dr. M.S. Swaminathan, father of India’s first Green Revolution....

    8 May 2015 2:16 PM GMT
  • Himachal farmer develops new apple variety suitable for tropical climates

    Himachal farmer develops new apple variety suitable for tropical climates

    N.B.Nair | ISJ | March 16, 2015New Delhi (ISJ) - Have you ever thought of growing apples in Kerala, Karnataka or Andhra Pradesh? Agricultural scientists might rule out the possibility, as the climate in any part of these states is not conducive to...

    15 March 2015 5:23 PM GMT
  • NDRI scientists clone near extinct wild buffalo from Chhattisgarh

    NDRI scientists clone near extinct wild buffalo from Chhattisgarh

    Karnal (ISJ – Exclusive) – Scientists at the National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI) has successfully cloned a critically endangered wild buffalo, found in Chhattisgarh. Only one female Asiatic Wild Water Buffalo (Bubalus arnee)...

    16 Jan 2015 7:03 AM GMT
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    India's rural youth driven out of farm sector, says analyst

    New Delhi (ISJ) ? Over 15 million farmers left agriculture between 1991-2011 due to rising input costs and dwindling profit. India?s current model of economic development which merely seeks to rev up Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth is pushing...

    6 Sep 2014 9:14 AM GMT
  • 'My mandate is to experiment, not policy,' S&T Minister on GM crops

    New Delhi (ISJ) ? India?s junior Science and Technology Minister Dr. Jitender Singh on Tuesday (Sept 02), washed off his hands over the impasse on genetically modified (GM) crops. Department of Biotechnology, under his belt is responsible for...

    3 Sep 2014 7:08 AM GMT
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