Goa’s Khola Chili to get GI Tag

What are Geographical Indicators? G.I . tag recognizes the place of origin of a product and the specific qualities or means of production associated with it. Acting as a certification, it is a way of ensuring that similar products from elsewhere cannot be sold under this name. Approved by the Geneva-headquartered World Trade Organization GIs …

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Muktoshri – Arsenic Resistance Rice

DEVELOPED BY The new rice variety, Muktoshri — also called IET 21845 —, was developed jointly by the Rice Research Station at Chinsurah coming under West Bengal’s Agriculture Department and the National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow. POINTS TO REMEMBER • Arsenic is naturally present at high levels in the groundwater of a number of countries. …

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