Early summer: IARI sees no threat to wheat

The Indian Agricultural Research Institute’s (IARI) Director and Principal Scientist A.K. Singh said there was no impact expected on wheat during the ongoing rabi season, due to a possible early arrival of summer. Talking to reporters here on Thursday, a day ahead of IARI’s convocation, Dr. Singh said there was less likelihood of terminal heat […]

IARI trying higher yield in short-duration rice varieties to stop stubble burning in Punjab

Synopsis Stubble burning by farmers in Punjab and other parts significantly contributes to air pollution in north India during winters. To prevent stubble burning in Punjab, Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) on Monday said it is trying in the breeding programme to get higher yield in the short-duration rice varieties to help farmers can easily […]