Tea: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Endophytic Actinobacteria

Researchers at Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology (IASST) Guwahati have found that the endophytic Actinobacteria have antifungal growth-promoting activities. They have also discovered that application of endophytic Actinobacteria could reduce chemical inputs in Tea plantation crop. IASST is an autonomous institute under Department of Science & Technology. This discovery would help decrease ..

Economic Development of the North-East

For the economic development of the north-eastern states, the Indian Government is investing money and leveraging modern technology to help the locals economize their domestic produce. These include bamboo products, bird feathers, traditional clothing items, and beverages.? One such area where the Indian Government can aid in the economic development of the people of the ..

Update – FDI in seeds & plantation doubles

In a written reply by the Union Minister of Agriculture, Narendra Singh Tomar informed the Lok Sabha that the Foreign Direct Investment in hybrid seeds and tree plantation had doubled in the previous five years. The FDI which was USD 17.5 million in 2014-2015 has now gone up to USD 40.5 million in 2018-2019. This ..

Asian Tea Alliance launched in China

The Asian Tea Alliance (ATA), a union of five tea-growing and consuming countries, was launched in Guizhou in China. The members of the alliance are Indian Tea Association, China Tea Marketing Association, Indonesian Tea Marketing Association, Sri Lanka Tea Board and Japan Tea Association. ATA plans to prosper tea trade, cultural exchanges, technology exchanges as ..

Asian Tea Alliance (ATA) launched in Guizhou

The Asian Tea Alliance (ATA), a union of five tea-growing and consuming countries, was launched on Friday in Guizhou in China. The members of the alliance are the Indian Tea Association (ITA), China Tea Marketing Association (CTMA), Indonesian Tea Marketing Association, Sri Lanka Tea Board and Japan Tea Association. ATA plans to work towards enhancing ..