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Eating millets leads to better growth in children: Study

Sangareddy: Researchers studying the nutritional benefits of millets have found that these 'smart foods' can boost growth in children and adolescents by 26 to...

New book narrating India’s millet tale released, available in stores now

Sanagreddy: ‘The Millet Movement in India’, the first coffee table book about the increasingly popular grain has hit the stores. “I am confident the...

Largest plant genome sequencing effort gives chickpea pan-genome

Sangareddy: An international team of researchers from 41 organisations has assembled chickpea’s (chana) pan-genome by sequencing the genomes of 3,366 chickpea lines from 60...

Millets show potential in combating anaemia

Sangareddy: A new study has shown that regular consumption of millets can improve haemoglobin and serum ferritin levels to reduce iron deficiency anaemia, which...

Consuming millets can reduce cholesterol: Study

The study showed that consuming millets reduced total cholesterol by 8 per cent, lowering it from high to normal levels in the people included in the studies

People consume millets to overcome health problems: Survey

The survey showed that improving health and wellness, weight loss and taste were the top reasons for those consuming millets in urban areas

RICH submits paper on dryland food systems

Research and Innovation Circle of Hyderabad's paper aims to highlight some of the challenges faced by farmers in the dryland agricultural ecosystem of India

UK delegation discuss climate action at ICRISAT

ICRISAT helps smallholder farmers adapt to climate change and mitigate its devastating impacts on agriculture.

Millet Finder: Magic of millets draws global attention

The “Millet Finder,” launched recently, discovered a surge in the use of millets, with over a thousand modern convenient products in a very wide range

ICRISAT gets nod to use drones for agri research

Mumbai: The government has allowed Hyderabad-based International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) to use drones for agricultural research activities, an official release...

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