wake up call for GM science in India
Plant Biotechnology

Wake up call for GM science in India

Having dealt with the fundamentals of GMOs in our previous issues, now it’s inevitable to focus on the regulatory bodies managing the research, safety and commercialization of GMOs. As described in our earlier articles, the research involving in genetic manipulation is strictly coordinated at various levels in India. At the university level, any researcher willing […]

Revolutionary Bt crops: Airing out the safety of a robust technology
AgriTechnology Plant Biotechnology

Revolutionary Bt crops: Airing out the safety of a robust technology

From the previous articles  of this series, hope the wrongly interpreted myths about genetically modified organisms (GMOs) have vanished once for you. We logically walked you through convincing evidences to prove GMOs are produced by mimicking naturally occurring processes for the welfare of human race and not unnatural or unethical. In the current issue we […]

AgriTechnology Plant Biotechnology

Punjab Agri University develops India’s first GM cotton variety

It is honorable moment for Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR) and Punjab Agricultural University that laid a great step in Plant biotechnological research in Agricultural History of India. Punjab Agricultural University in Ludhiana has announced that it is in the pipeline of releasing India’s first genetically – modified ‘varieties’ of cotton. ICAR has also identified […]

AgriTechnology Plant Biotechnology

Food sustainability: Navigating by plant biotechnology – 1 (Introduction)

Fasten your seat belt: Towards understanding ATGC… One of the earliest bases for the establishment of civilization is ‘Agriculture’, the domestication of desired plants. The primary objective of agriculture, right from Dark Age to the present Genomic era is to develop improved versions of plants that satisfy the needs of that time. Let’s time travel […]