Can Baiga millet be part of mainstream?
The Sikiya millet grows on its own in the bewar plots managed by the Baigas. Currently, IIMR is working towards establishing …
Avartanasheel Kheti: Bundelkhand Diaries
A farmer in Uttar Pradesh's drought-prone Bundelkhand region demonstrates the benefits of mixed cropping
Indian scientists develop transgenic rice that can withstand drought
Under water scarce conditions created in laboratory, the transgenic rice performed better than their unmodified counterparts
Faced with water crisis, Karnataka now wants to revive millet cultivation
Millets consume at least 70 per cent less water than other crops and require minimum inputs
To future-proof our crops from drought, look to the Australian deserts
Why not use Australia's deserts to develop the next generation of drought-resistant crops?
Gene that acts as moisture sensor in plants identified
The find can help in engineering drought-resistant crops
Researchers identify climate change-resilient chickpea genes
The first-ever successful genome sequencing of chickpea means the development of new varieties with high yields, and no pests and diseases, …