Bio-crigineered mustard varieties
which have yielded nearly three
times the national average yields
have been tested by New Delhi's
Indian Agricultural Research
Institute (IARI). Apart from the
yields, the varieties have higher tolerance to draught and disease. These
and various other technologies were
on show at the annual Krishi Vigyan
Mela at the TARI campus recently.
New wheat varieties are under development which will retain the grainfilling capabilities even at higher
temperatures, so that the arcit under
the crop cari be increased. The theme
of the three-day farmer-scientist
interaction was 'evergreen revolu-tion'with the stress on sustainability
of green revolution.
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