International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics Current Affairs, GK & News
Recently, an international collaboration of 20 research organizations led by Hyderabad-based International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) identified climate resilient genes in chickpea. They cracked genetic code to develop climate resilient chickpea with genes for heat tolerance and genes for drought tolerance. Key Findings Scientists study based on complete genome sequencing of ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
Topics: Bengal Gram • Chickpea • Climate Resilient • Egyptian pea • Fao • Genes • Genome Sequencing • Hhyderabad • ICRISAT • India • International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics • Science • Semi-Arid Tropics • South Asia • UNDP
Events, Happenings and Observances:Rajasthan DiwasRajasthan was formed on 30 March 1949. Every year in the month of March, Rajasthan celebrates its foundation day. The celebration continue for 10 days (March 21-30). Rajasthan Diwas is the day of the unification of erstwhile princely states and the state of Rajputana. Awards:CGIAR Award: ICRISAT, AVRDCInternational Crops Research Institute ..
Topics: Bhabha Atomic Research Centre • Bharti Enterprises • CGIAR • Chennai International Airport • Current Affairs 2010 • Economy of India • India • International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics • Jute • Organizations • Rockefeller Foundation • Smile Train • World Bank
Abbreviations:PACS : Primary Agricultural Credit SocietyPCPS : Perpetual Cumulative Preference SharesRCPS : Redeemable Cumulative Preference SharesSACRED : Scheme for Agricultural Credit DevelopmentSCARDB : State Cooperative Agriculture and Rural Development Bank Appointments:Senior Advisor Citi Asia – Alasdair MorrisonCitigroup appoints Alasdair Morrison as Senior Advisor Citi Asia. Awards & Honors:Orissa Science Awards:Here is the list of Orissa ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Topics: Aircraft • Aviation • Current Affairs 2010 • Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change • International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics • Mikoyan MiG-29K • Organizations • United Nations Environment Programme • World Meteorological Organization