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Indian born scientist Sanjaya Rajaram winner of World Food Prize

Jun 19, 2014

Indian born scientist Sanjaya Rajaram winner of World Food Prize

More than 480 high-yielding wheat varieties bred by Rajaram have been released in 51 countries on six continents and have been widely adopted by small and large-scale farmers alike. #India #Wheat #NewsTracker #Sanjaya Rajaram #World Food Prize #Norman E Borlaug #CIMMYT
Congress, BJP try to make hay as farmers weep in MP

Mar 04, 2014

Congress, BJP try to make hay as farmers weep in MP

The Congress has also kept its focus over the professional examination board scam which the government is trying to push under the carpet. #Politics #Congress #BJP #Wheat #PoliticsDecoder #Madhya Pradesh #States #Shivraj Singh Chouhan #Lakshmikant Sharma
IAS officer Ashok Khemka says his colleagues are targeting him

Oct 22, 2013

IAS officer Ashok Khemka says his colleagues are targeting him

Not only the low sale of seeds, Khemka is also set to face trouble over the alleged purchase of weedicides for wheat crops at higher rates. #ThatsJustWrong #Sonia Gandhi #Congress #Haryana #Robert Vadra #States #Ashok Khemka #HSDC #SS Dhillon #Roshan Lal #Satpal Kaushik #Wheat seeds
Govt hikes minimum price for wheat by Rs 50 a quintal

Oct 17, 2013

Govt hikes minimum price for wheat by Rs 50 a quintal

The increase in wheat MSP is likely to lead to a rise in the government food subsidy bill in the next fiscal and may also put pressure on inflation. #Economy #India #Wheat #Agriculture #minimum support price #PolicyWatch #CCEA
Egypt's food security teeters with severe shortage of imported wheat

Jul 11, 2013

Egypt's food security teeters with severe shortage of imported wheat

Egypt has less than two months' supply of imported wheat left in its stocks, ousted President Mohamed Mursi's minister of supplies said, revealing a shortage more acute than previously disclosed. #Egypt #Wheat #imports #Egypt coup #Egypt riots #Egypt food security

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Egypt's food security teeters with severe shortage of imported wheat

Jul 21, 2014

Recipes for Health: Whole Wheat Focaccia with Tomatoes and Fontina

Focaccia, a little crisp on the bottom but soft on the top and inside, can take on many toppings besides tomatoes...
Egypt's food security teeters with severe shortage of imported wheat

Jul 14, 2014

Crop circle appears in Dorset field sparking interest in who or what made it

The mysterious pattern appeared overnight in a wheat field near Blandford Forum, Dorset, leaving locals wondering who or what created it...
Egypt's food security teeters with severe shortage of imported wheat

Jul 22, 2014

Disease-resistant wheat created by 'cutting' genes: Chinese researchers cure plant's fungal infection by deleting parts of its DNA

The work, carried out by researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing, could someday eliminate the need to use chemicals to control disease... #Beijing #Chinese Academy of Sciences