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CCMB to develop enhanced defence system for Samba Masuri rice

24 September 2015

Hyderabad: The Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) has launched a project to develop an enhanced defence system for Samba Masuri rice variety.  Such an initiative is expected to contribute to development of disease-resistant rice varieties.

In 2008, CCMB in collaboration with the Directorate of Rice Research (DRR) has developed a blight-resistant Samba Masuri rice variety.Later during extensive interactions with farmers the CCMB scientists have come to grips with the problems being faced by farmers and are making efforts to address them….

Source:http://www.thehansindia.com/posts/index/2015-09-24/CCMB-to-develop-enhanced-defence-system-for-Samba-Masuri-rice-177344

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Written by csirindia

September 25, 2015 at 11:58 am

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