• Scientists engineer shortcut for photosynthetic glitch, boost crop growth 40%.

    Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Summary: Most crops on the planet are plagued by a photosynthetic glitch, and to deal with it, evolved an energy-expensive process called photorespiration that drastically suppresses their yield potential. Researchers reportthat crops engineered

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  • ICAR signs MoU with DBT

    The main aim of the event was to harness from the synergies of the two Departments and highlight the immense possibilities for the much-needed emphasis on the multi-disciplinary R&D activities and nurture the innovations in particular areas of mutual interests. Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary (DARE) & DG (ICAR) inked the MoU with Dr. Renu Swa
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  • Book Released - World Healing Plants for tomorrow - C P Khare

    Plants, herbs and ethnobotanicals have been used since the early days of humankind and are still used throughout the world for health promotion and treatment of diseases. About 25 per cent of drugs prescribed worldwide are derived from plants still herbs, rather than drugs are often used in health care for some, herbal medicine is their preferred m
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