Now a team of researchers from Kerala has discovered two new species of ginger in the biodiversity hotspot of the Northeast.
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Researchers at the Hyderabad-based Indian Institute of Rice Research have developed a new variety of the popular Improved Samba Mahsuri (ISM) rice that can resist bacterial blight disease.
Researchers at Delhi-based TERI School of Advanced Studies have developed an early flowering transgenic variety of mustard.
A group of Indian and American researchers have developed a weed removal device for precise application of herbicide that can reduce crop damage and contamination.
Researchers are exploring mechanisms adopted by plants to survive in low phosphate soils and figuring out if they can develop better strategies for plants to deal with poor water availability and low soil minerals
Scientists at the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) have shown that application of leaves from nitrogen-rich trees in the soil can increase the soil fertility.
A group of scientists from the Indian Institute of Vegetable Research (IIVR), Varanasi have studied the role and mechanism .of action of a key molecule, proline, in enhancing stress tolerance in tomato.
Banana is the fourth most important food crop after wheat, rice and corn in terms of gross value of production. Now Indian scientists have used latest gene-editing techniques to modify the banana genome, for the first time.
India is one of the eight major maize growing countries in Asia. However, its production is affected due to various diseases. Scientists are now a step closer to developing a disease-resistant maize variety.