Summer crop acreage under pulses, maize up

Planting of pulses and maize has picked up even as paddy continues to make big gains in the ongoing summer cropping season with farmers bringing in more area under the cereal crop in West Bengal and Telangana.As of March 12, pulses acreage has moved up by about a...

Bangladesh holds Bt cotton field trials

Hyderabad-based JK Agri Genetics Ltd, an arm of the JK Organisation, is collaborating with the Bangladesh government to hold field trials of genetically-modified cotton in the neighbouring country.“The Bangladesh government is conducting the field trials, which have...