Two museums in Mandya are saving native paddy grains from extinction
What rice varieties have a low cost of cultivation, no patents, and comparatively lower water consumption levels?
... to practise organic farming to rejuvenate the land and to work on gender issues in agriculture.
Dadaji Khobragade: A Lifetime in Rice
Dadaji leaves behind a quiet legacy of energetic research and innovation, and, of course, his precious rice varieties
A rice, lost and found
The rice, endemic to Kerala, adapted to the salinity of the coastal areas. To survive the tides the plant grew taller - to 1.5 meters.
एचएमटी धान की कहानी (in Hindi)
दादाजी महाराष्ट्र के एक छोटे किसान थे पर उन्होंने एच.एम.टी धान को विकसित किया. यह किस्म महीन, ज्यादा उपज और संभावना वाली साबित हुई।
One grain at a time: Assam’s rice seed library for climate resilience
His assemblage includes 250 varieties - aromatic, sticky, black, flood-tolerant and hill rice
Tamil Nadu farmers fight drought with organic farming
Traditional crops have medicinal value, are well-suited to the local soil conditions and can survive drought
The Five Per Cent of Palamau farmers
Many more families in this block are now busy digging Five Per Cent ponds in their respective lands so that the rainwater this monsoon does not rus...
Debal Deb: The barefoot conservator
"The places Indian elites like to call ‘backward’, such as tribal areas, were those with the greatest chances of having retained these varieties ov...