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Basmati crop


Punjab: Produce per acre up, but total paddy yield down by almost 3% thanks to diversification

December 02, 2019 7:25 am

Apart from the decrease in area, around 52,000 hectares area under paddy was damaged so effectively in floods. So the effective decrease in area under paddy in the state has been over 3.53 lakh hectares.

Plant protection: The next blockbuster basmati

August 15, 2019 4:25 am

Breeding for resistance, rather than spraying pesticides, is the way ahead to secure a $ 5-billion export industry.

GI Battle: Rice millers in Madhya Pradesh claim superiority of basmati variety grown in state

April 26, 2018 12:45 am

According to Arora, whose Rs 3,500-crore sales company sells basmati rice under the Daawat brand, the soil and environmental conditions in MP are best suited for growing the high-yielding Pusa Basmati-1 variety.

Madhya Pradesh's Basmati claim

April 13, 2018 3:48 am

The Narendra Modi government may find itself in a tricky situation over the issue of extending geographical indication (GI) certification for basmati paddy grown in Madhya Pradesh (MP).

Basmati crop in Gurdaspur, Amritsar under pest threat

August 22, 2015 4:43 am

The state agriculture department has issued an advisory to farmers of the basmati crop to keep a close eye on their plants.

Everyone wants to grow basmati

April 03, 2014 11:34 pm

Punjab looks at increasing area to meet demand, but fear is price crash.

Diverse first results

December 13, 2013 3:37 am

In Punjab’s first season of crop diversification,basmati scores on all counts,maize and cotton lose on production but gain on prices.

Farmers sore as Basmati fails to fetch good price

November 05, 2011 3:01 am

With private shellers refusing to give them good prices,Basmati crop has added to the worries of farmers.