Paddy Current Affairs, GK & News

What is DSR (Direct Seeding of Rice) Technique?

DSR Technique is Direct Seeding of Rice Technique. This year Punjab Government has decided to bring one hectare of land under DSR technique. This is being done as the Government is expecting shortage of migrant labour. What is DSR Technique? DSR technique is direct seeding of rice. Here the seeds are sown in the field ..

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India’s Rice Exports to Vietnam

Vietnam recently started to buy food grains, especially rice, from India due to its attractive prices. Vietnam has started to import rice from India in spite of the fact that the country (Vietnam) is the third biggest exporter of rice in the world. Why did Vietnam begin to import rice from India? Vietnam has begun ..

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New Paddy Variety

The University of Agriculture and Horticulture in Shivamogga has developed a new paddy variety, Sahyadri Megha to tackle the decrease in paddy cultivation area. Sahyadri Megha The Sahyadri Megha is a variety of red rice developed by crossing Jyothi variety of paddy with Akkalu variety. The Akkalu paddy is noted for its disease resistance and ..

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Sampoorna Nellu Krishi

Kerala’s Mayyil village panchayat’s ‘Sampoorna Nellu Krishi’ campaign has revived paddy cultivation in the region through use of scientific farming practices. Total Rice Campaign Total Rice Campaign or Sampoorna Nellu Krishi campaign was launched by Kerala’s Mayyil village panchayat in Kannur district in 2016. It used methods like monitoring soil health, formation of paddy farming ..

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Jal Hi Jeevan Scheme of Haryana

The government of Haryana has launched the scheme Jal Hi Jeevan to replace the paddy crop with that of Maize and other crops to aid in water conservation through crop diversification. The scheme aims to address the depleting water table of the state. Objectives of the Scheme To reduce the area of water-guzzling crops in ..

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