Sunday, Oct 02, 2022

rice cultivation


Does your rice have arsenic? Study looks at fifteen varieties and answers

October 22, 2021 4:57 pm

The study noticed that the local aromatic rice varieties such as Radhatilak, Gobindabhog, Badsabhog, Dudheswar accumulated the lowest amount of arsenic.

Over a week of rain, but 17 paddy districts of Punjab still parched

July 27, 2021 11:48 am

On Monday, 17 districts of the state (77 per cent) witnessed deficit rain and only five recorded surplus rain. Around 9 lakh hectares are under rice in these five districts.

Bangladesh rice farmers invent new varieties to withstand salt, storms

July 22, 2021 2:31 pm

The farmer said his seed variety can produce up to 1,680 kg of rice per quarter hectare, more than double what he was getting from conventional varieties

Pune: Soon, rice cultivated by tribal farmers to be sold under brand in stores in urban areas

February 05, 2018 9:42 am

Ayush Prasad, assistant collector and sub-divisional magistrate of Khed, said the scheme would be implemented among the tribal farmers of Khed, Ambegaon, Junnar and Maval.

Independent or interdependent?

December 05, 2014 12:05 am

Agriculture practices may explain why some cultures are more individualistic than others.

A new gold standard for flood-resistant rice cultivation

April 10, 2009 1:13 am

Sitaram Yadav,a farmer based in Gohta village of Mau district in eastern Uttar Pradesh,gives a thumbs up to the flood-tolerant Swarna Sub-1 rice variety.