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In this July 14, 2014 photo, a Bhutanese farmer dries his harvested corns in his house in Bhutan. Photo: Ritu Raj Konwar
The Hindu In this July 14, 2014 photo, a Bhutanese farmer dries his harvested corns in his house in Bhutan. Photo: Ritu Raj Konwar

How corn plants defend against pathogen attack

Researchers from the North Carolina State University have identified crucial genes and cellular processes that appear to control the so-called hyper-sensitive defence response (HR) in corn.... »
NEW RELEASE: The International Rice Research Institute recorded its appreciation for the release of this new variety. Photo: Special Arrangement

New Sigappi paddy variety creating interest among growers

Cauvery delta region, considered to be the granary of Tamil Nadu, is prone to many natural calamities like uncertain monsoon rains, periodical floods etc. Under these circumstances, a new r... »

Nutrient deficiencies in mulberry

Mulberry crops demand heavy fertilizer inputs. Sixteen elements are required for mulberry growth. Three of the elements — carbon, hydrogen and oxygen — are provided by air and water. In t... »
GOOD INITIATIVE: A desilted water tank has helped nearly 33 farmers in surrounding areas harvest onion crops. FARMER’S NOTEBOOK

Water harvesting ensures livelihood security for Dalit farmers

The programme has been extended to cover two more villages »

Controlling tea mosquito bug in guava

The tea mosquito bug is an injurious pest on guava fruit. Besides guava, it is a major pest of cashew, cocoa, avocado, apple, grapes, drumstick, silk cotton, pepper, cinchona, ber, camphor, tamari... »
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