Gene that helps tomato fight viral infection, heat stress identified
Scientists at New Delhi-based National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR) have deciphered critical role of a single gene—SlDEAD35&…
Wild tomatoes can help in making commercial varieties disease-free
Indian and Israeli scientists found a way to develop tomatoes resistant to the most common disease, Early Blight
India's biggest tomato district surrenders to cheap Chinese pulp
Farmers of Chittoor and nearby areas in Andhra Pradesh are struggling to get minimum returns from the crop
टमाटर के जीन से संक्रमण का बचाव
शोधकर्ताओं को एक ऐसी जीन के बारे में पता चला है जो टमाटर के पौधों को रोगों से बचाने के साथ ही उसे गर्मी ...
आपका नहीं है टमाटर, कभी स्पेन से आया था भारत
जब यह टमाटर मैक्सिको की जमीन से उठकर योरोप लाया गया, तब वहां के लोग इसके अद्भुत रंग रूप और स्वाद से हतप्रभ रह ...
How scientists contained a deadly tomato pest that travelled across the world
Though tomato is the primary host, Tuta absoluta attacks other vegetable crops as well. If not properly managed, the leaf-miner can cause 100 per …
You say tomato… why some fruits are forever doomed to be called veggies
When botany and linguistics collide: pumpkins are fruits and there's technically no such thing as a vegetable. But try telling that to a five-year-…
Five points on food inflation and onions
Retail inflation hitting double digit being attributed to high food prices, but is it so?
Climate change fails to find mention in Budget speech
Far from being a reformist budget, Budget 2018 merely touches upon few segments of Indian agriculture and is not likely to bring changes to …
Nigeria’s tomato crop is suffering its worst pest attack
Government efforts are on to contain the damage
क्या प्याज और खाद्य मुद्रास्फीति में कोई संबंध है, पांच प्वाइंट्स में समझिए
खाने-पीने की चीजों की कीमतें बढ़ने के कारण महंगाई दर दोहरे अंक को पार कर चुकी है, लेकिन क्या ऐसा है?
Tomato wholesale prices dipped by 54% this year
With 78 per cent dip, Maharashtra recorded the maximum drop in prices followed by Gujarat and Karnataka
The result can be replicated in other crops
Centre approves Operation Green pilot in 8 states
17 clusters have been chosen in 8 states to roll out the pilot of Operation Green, a Central scheme aimed to contain annual price distress …
`Indian cuisine is rediscovering itself'
Ethnic Indian food is reinventing itself, says Colleen Taylor Sen, considered to be one of the leading historians on Indian and South Asian food. …
Genetically engineered trees can clean up paper industry
With the application of the new technique, residue from trees can also be used in making adhesives, carbon fibers and paint additives
African rice genome decoded
The genetic information allows creating varieties more resistant to environmental challenges and having higher yields to fight global food challenge
A tomato a day can keep prostate cancer at bay
Men who eat a wide variety of fruits and vegetables have lower risk of developing the disease, a new research suggests
Rotten tomato for Monsanto
US biotech giant's claim on a natural tomato is its latest patent to be revoked by Europe after soy and wheat
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