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06 Jan 2017 | 8:18 PM
By CNR Vijaykumar Tirupathi, Jan 6 (UNI) Speakers at the 104th Indian Science Congress here today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi Government to rework the provisions of the Food Security Act relating to providing food grains through the Public Distribution System (PDS) as against the targeted people being the beneficiaries. Sharesee more..
07 Dec 2016 | 12:11 PM
New Delhi, Dec 6 (UNI) It is now clear that Neolithic Syrians were the first to grow cereals which are staple foods worldwide. Sharesee more..
06 Dec 2016 | 8:58 PM
New Delhi, Dec 6 (UNI) Using a simple and powerful genetic method to tweak genes native to two popular varieties of tomato plants, scientists have devised a method to make them flower and produce ripe fruit more than two weeks faster than commercial breeders are currently able to do. Sharesee more..
01 Dec 2016 | 12:10 PM
New Delhi, Dec 1 (UNI) Herbicide-resistant "superweeds" change their mating strategies over time, an evolutionary shift that helps them hold onto valuable genes and outcompete other plants, including genetically modified (GM) herbicide-resistant crops, according to a new study from University of Michigan. Sharesee more..