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Agriculture minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan reviews the progress of Kharif sowing

Agriculture minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan reviews the progress of Kharif sowing

The minister was briefed about the onset of monsoon, the groundwater situation and the availability of seeds and fertilisers. Chauhan stressed the timely availability of fertilisers, both for Kharif and Rabi crops

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Remote Sensing in Agriculture: Keeping Soil Healthy for a Sustainable Future

Remote Sensing in Agriculture: Keeping Soil Healthy for a Sustainable Future

With remote sensing, farmers and researchers can determine the soil condition as indicated through factors such as organic matter, moisture regimes, nutrients, and tillage activities, Dr. Sat Kumar Tomer writes…

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India’s seafood exports reach all-time high by volume in FY 2023-24

India’s seafood exports reach all-time high by volume in FY 2023-24

Frozen shrimp, which earned ₹40,013.54 crore, retained its position as the top item in the seafood export basket, accounting for a share of 40.19 per cent in quantity and 66.12 per cent of the total dollar earnings

Agri Research

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Murdoch University researchers lead to advance wheat nitrogen use efficiency

Murdoch University researchers lead to advance wheat nitrogen use efficiency

The project aims to provide growers with access to high-performing wheat cultivars that maximise yield and grain quality while minimising environmental impact, said Prof Rajeev Varshney