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Why Ukraine-Russia Conflict Will Spike Sunflower Oil Prices

Why Ukraine-Russia Conflict Will Spike Sunflower Oil Prices

Vegetable oils are a key item in diets around the world and an essential source of fats. It accounts for about 10% of daily caloric food supply (300 kcal per day per person), making them the second most important food group after cereals. Vegetable oils are also an important nutritional source of omega-3,omega-6,fatty acids and…

Top 6 Agri Start up to watch out for in 2021-22

Top 6 Agri Start up to watch out for in 2021-22

As agriculture is considered as a crux for India‚Äôs rural population for the fact that, it serves as a livelihood for more than 50 per cent of the population. With such a large workforce operational in this sector, yet, Indian agriculture sector is suffering from a variety of problems like the use of obsolete equipment, out of…

Mungbean- Novel Drought Tolerant Genotype Identified In 2021

Mungbean- Novel Drought Tolerant Genotype Identified In 2021

Mungbean is excellent source of high quality protein and mineral. The seeds have high (28%) protein that is easily digestible, are easy to cook and lack flatulence factors in contrast to other legumes. The legume provides a cash crop for farmers with its stable, high market price and demand across Asia.  The mung cultivation is…

Impact of COVID 19 in Agriculture sector in India

Impact of COVID 19 in Agriculture sector in India

Agriculture is the backbone of any economy and so is true for Indian economy too. It is the primary sector which generates employment and majority of the Indian population, is involved in this sector.  The Indian economy has got a huge hit from the corona virus pandemic and resultant lockdowns. Like all other industries, India’s agriculture…