J&K agriculture minister launches e-plant clinics

Jammu, May 25 Jammu and Kashmir Agriulture Minister Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura today batted for making farmers aware of the latest technologies to enhance production in the sector.He made the remarks...

May 25, 2017 3:56 PM | Newsscroll

Scientists look to develop better varieties of tur dal

New Delhi, May 22 In a big breakthrough, a team of 19 scientists have re-sequenced the genome or DNA of 292 pigeon pea (arhar dal) varieties that would help in development of better varieties of...

May 22, 2017 7:29 PM | Newsscroll

Mahbooba stresses on livestock development

Srinagar, May 17 Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today stressed on developing livestock segment for creating jobs mainly in rural areas.She asked veterinarians and scientists to...

May 17, 2017 9:12 PM | Newsscroll

J&K govt bans sale of pesticide used in ripening fruits

Srinagar, May 16 The Jammu and Kashmir government has banned the sale of the pesticide Ethephon, widely used in ripening fruits and regulating plant growth, citing harmful effects on human and plant...

May 16, 2017 3:00 PM | Newsscroll

Scientific research leads to revival of Mushkbudji rice in J&K

Srinagar, Mar 19 Ten years of hard work by the scientists in Kashmir's Agricultural University has resulted in the revival of Mushkbudji, an aromatic variety of rice grown only in the Valley, as the...

Mar 19, 2017 9:40 AM | Newsscroll