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Why Govt Must Set up Biotechnology Regulator, House it in Department of Biotechnology

In an article in Economic Times Prime, Bhagirath Chaudhary and C D Mayee say the government should consider shifting the business of…
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Is There Life After Insect-Resistant Bt Cotton? A Podcast With M. Ramasami of Rasi Seeds

Raw cotton or kapas prices have doubled since last year. At the Rajkot regulated mandi, the minimum price per quintal was Rs 10,500 on 6…
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Reducing Fertiliser Use to Cut Down on Imports and Trim the Subsidy Bill

India needs to pare its fertiliser import bill with a bouquet of measures including getting farmers to apply less of it, promoting the use…
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Why Rising Temperature is Causing Long, Dry Periods and Short Spells of Downpour During Monsoons

Why is rain not evenly distributed through the season and why are there long, dry spells and a few days of heavy downpours? Writing in the…
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Embedding Humans in the Circular Economy with Peecycling or Recycling Urine to Fertigate Plants

The shortage of fertiliser, worsened by the war in Ukraine, and sky-high prices is getting people in a part of the United States to revive…

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Biodiversity

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High and Rising Demand for Cooking Oil Makes the Oil Palm Mission Necessary, but Caution is Needed

India needs to expand the area under oil palm but the government should rethink its decision to…
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Agroforestry Comes to the Rescue of a Pandemic-hit Tribal Community in Assam

In 2020, as young people returned home to their rural communities displaced from their jobs in the…

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