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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…