• Scientists engineer nanoparticles to detect herbicide levels

    Scientists engineer nanoparticles to detect herbicide levels

    Bangalore (Research Matters) -- Monitoring and managing the usage of pesticides and herbicides is a major challenge in an agriculture-driven economy like India. In recent years, several studies have detailed the health hazards of these chemicals, eve...

    2017-04-15 13:10:23.0
  • Indian farm scientists develop new rice variety which uses phosphate reserves in the soil

    Indian farm scientists develop new rice variety which uses phosphate reserves in the soil

    New Delhi (India Science Wire) - Indian farm researchers develop a new rice variety, which promises to use phosphate reserves in the soil, thus bringing down dependence on added chemical fertilisers.The new plant variety developed at National Institu...

    2017-04-04 12:56:35.0
  • Indian agro-scientists develop cost-effective test for chickpea disease

    Indian agro-scientists develop cost-effective test for chickpea disease

    Hyderabad (India Science Wire) - Chickpea or safed chana is an essential part of diet in many parts of the country. In order to help farmers growing chickpea, scientists have developed a new test that can detect dry root rot disease in chickpea more ...

    2017-03-05 01:06:54.0
  • Australian researchers discover climate-smart wheat

    Australian researchers discover climate-smart wheat

    Canberra /Allahabad (ISJ) ? A team of Australian researchers have discovered that photosynthesis occurs in wheat seeds as in plant leaves. The new photosynthesis, as found by a team led by Prof. Robert Henry of Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and...

    2016-08-23 06:00:34.0
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