Treasure and the tricks

Treasure and the tricks

Conserving genetic purity of 750 varieties of rice with limited resources like a small piece of land and no workforce is a major challenge. Debal Deb tells Jyotika Sood how he manages this genetic treasure

Treasure and the tricks

Treasure and the tricks

Conserving genetic purity of 750 varieties of rice with limited resources like a small piece of land and no workforce is a major challenge. Debal Deb tells Jyotika Sood how he manages this genetic treasure

Author(s): Jyotika Sood

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  • Debal is one of the most

    Debal is one of the most progressive humans I have ever met. This story only tells a tiny percentage of what he has achieved over the years. I feel very sad that with all the billions of dollars floating around this word, funding research into sustainable systems, Debal still has fight so hard to acquire even the most basic income to continue his work. The time will come, and soon I hope, that people will begin to truly realise the value of people like Debal in changing our agricultural systems into models that not only empower the majority but also protect and enhance the natural biodiversity of this planet.

    Posted by: Anonymous | 5 years ago | Reply
  • Debal is one of the most

    Debal is one of the most progressive humans I have ever met. This story only tells a tiny percentage of what he has achieved..

    Posted by: Anonymous | 5 years ago | Reply
  • People like deb leave a

    People like deb leave a strong impact on this earth, the youth must be trained under people like him.
    i would be interested in meeting deb as i come from a farming background

    Posted by: Anonymous | 5 years ago | Reply
  • Congratulations Sir.

    Congratulations Sir. Commendable work.

    Yes, ancient people knew the micro ingredients of every variety of grain.
    Is there a source of Wheat and wheat like grain bank?
    I am particularly interested in Indian SPELT.
    It looks like a smaller cousin of regular wheat and has great curative properties.
    Please inform me.
    Regards
    Sujata Vaidya

    Posted by: Anonymous | 5 years ago | Reply
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