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‘Pigeonpea DNA re-sequencing will lead to superior varieties’ 23.5.2017 Hindu: News
Research traces its likely origin to Madhya Pradesh
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Scientists crack tur dal code to enhance varieties, yields 22.5.2017 BusinessLine - News
The scientists may have just zeroed in on the origin of domesticated pigeon pea or arhar or tur dal. A multi-institute research, which has re-sequenced the genome of this crop, have traced the likely...
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Scientists look to develop better varieties of tur dal 22.5.2017 DNA: Evolutions
In a big breakthrough, a team of 19 scientists have re-sequenced the genome or DNA of 292 pigeon pea (arhar dal) varieties that would help in development of better varieties of this crop and boost production.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives, his 4th home visit in poll year 22.5.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive in Gujarat on Monday, on a two-day visit to the state.
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Crops on 9,666 hectares of land in Shivamogga damaged by drought 18.5.2017 Hindu: National
Most borewells have dried up leading to scarcity of water for standing crops
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Big data analysis to guide farmers 16.5.2017 Hindu: Cities
App developed by ICRISAT and Microsoft to advise ryots on when to sow, what to sow
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Satellites find "hidden forests" helping fight against global warming 12.5.2017 DNA: Evolutions
By Umberto Bacchi MILAN, May 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Vast tracts of land previously considered barren are actually covered by forests "hiding in plain sight", scientists said on Friday, a discovery that could help the fight against climate change and desertification.
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After Rs 36,000-cr waiver, Yogi govt eyes Rs 41,600-cr crop loan disbursal 10.5.2017 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
State also aims to disburse over 4.7 mn Kisan Credit Cards to help farmers buy inputs
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Pulse priority 9.5.2017 All Opinion Stories
These are areas where other crops fail or produce low yields
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Village in arid Sivaganga now home to juicy Alphonsos 9.5.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
Murugesan’s 300 acres produce nearly 500 tonnes of the lip-smacking mango every season
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Krishi Bhagya scheme extended to coastal, Malnad districts 1.5.2017 Hindu: News
Earlier, the scheme had been restricted to dryland regions
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Challakere farmers struggle for survival as grasslands vanish 28.4.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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Desperation-fuelled drilling 27.4.2017 Hindu: Kerala
Excessive borewell drilling has savaged the landscape and water table of Andhra Pradesh, and hit the livelihoods of water-starved farmers badly
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Digging more borewells is like spending your fixed deposits: Waterman 25.4.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Digging more borewells is like spending your fixed deposits: Waterman
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Bone dry, but braving it 24.4.2017 BusinessLine - Agri Business
CM Chandrababu Naidu wants to drought-proof his State with river-linking and conservation projects. Will the schemes hold water?
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Shift to less water-intensive crops, TN govt tells farmers 21.4.2017 BusinessLine - Economy
‘Millets, pulses can replace rice’
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Area under millet cultivation has seen a decline in State 15.4.2017 Hindu: Cities
‘Karnataka is on a millet-popularising drive’
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Maharashtra to have India’s first ideal digital village 15.4.2017 TOI: India
Underpinned by public health initiatives of the state government, the village is now in the reckoning for the PM’s Award for excellence in Public Administration.
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Why does Adani's Carmichael coal mine need to use so much water? 13.4.2017 All Companies Stories
In total, about 250 litres of freshwater are required per tonne of coal produced
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Growing apples in the tropics 12.4.2017 Hindu: National
Telangana’s experiments have yielded hot weather varieties
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