Thursday, April 18, 2024

Research activities of BRRI at stake

Toxic industrial seepage, water-logging threaten field trials Research activities at Bangladesh Rice Research Institute have been threatened by intrusion of industrial waste water and possible spill-over of toxicity in the soil of the institute’s immediate vicinity. If the seepage of toxic industrial wastes continues, the institute may need to be relocated soon from the industrial ... Read more

Trial for vitamin A-rich rice soon

Bangladeshi scientists ready for developing further the genetically-engineered variety Bangladesh is all set for developing further the world’s first-ever vitamin A-rich rice. A genetically engineered variety, the Golden Rice will go through Green House and field tests before advancing into production phase. And if everything goes well, Bangladesh, within 5 years, will be able to ... Read more