Rubber Plantations Current Affairs, GK & News

World’s first GM Rubber planted in Assam

Rubber Board has started field trial of world’s first GM (genetically modified) rubber in the state of Assam. Key Points GM Rubber was developed in biotechnology laboratory at Rubber Research Institute of India (RRII) in Puthuppally, Kottayam. It was planted at Rubber board’s Sarutari research farm in Guwahati. Rubber Board launched field trial of GM ..

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Government launches Rubber Soil Information System

The Union Government has launched Rubber Soil Information System (RubSIS), an online system for recommending appropriate mix of fertilizers to plantations of rubber growers depending upon their soil nature. It was launched for Kottayam (Kerela), the largest rubber growing district of India which will be extended to the entire traditional rubber growing region i.e. the ..

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