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 […]

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Agri Politics Nutrition & Health

Better Agriculture and Better Nutrition are two sides of the same coin : Indian Nutritional security scenario

India has only 3% are world’s land resource and 5% of world’s water resource. Yet, India is second larger food producer in world and also second in production of fruits and vegetables. On the contrary, Indian Medical Council report 2015 said that 12 to 13% of population in India die due to non availability of […]

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 […]