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Tolerance of Coconut Plants to Seawater

Hydroponic cultivation of coconut trees? Yes, it is possible, and you could even reduce the need for nutrients, say researchers from ICAR-CPCRI, Kasargod, god’s own country. It could reduce the pressure on land for coconut cultivation.

Salinity Tolerant Pearl Millet: Role of MicroRNA

Pearl millet is more tolerant to soil salinity than most other crops. Scientists from ICRISAT Hyderabad along with researchers from other parts of the world have now started uncovering the secrets of the success of survival of the crop under salinity. One more step towards sustainable agriculture under the threat of increasing soil salinity.

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