Year-Round Onion Variety Can Help to Bridge the Production Gap

Bangladesh is mostly dependent on locally cultivated winter onions to supply its annual demand of about 3.5 million metric tons (MT). Nonetheless, the current production is around 2.5–2.6 million MT, which is grown on 237,000 hectares of land. To address the current demand the country »

The Implementation of Transcriptomics in The Field of Plant Breeding Research

Transcriptomics plays a crucial role in the molecular breeding research of plants by providing valuable insights into the genetic and molecular mechanisms underlying desirable traits. Here's how transcriptomics is used in the context of plant molecular breeding: Trait Identification and Characterization: Transcriptomics helps identify candidate genes and regulatory elements associated »

ACI Motors' Sonalika Tractor Triumphs

In October 2023, ACI Motors, the leading agricultural machinery provider in the country, organized a series of exciting events to celebrate their achievements and strengthen their bond with customers. The month was filled with remarkable milestones and initiatives that showcased ACI Motors' commitment to delivering exceptional products and services to »

ACI Fertilizer hosted Regional Dealer Conferences for Enhanced Market Success

ACI Fertilizer recently organized Regional Dealer Conferences in Dinajpur and Bogura, which took place last month. On 11 October 2023, the Regional Dealer Conference for the Rangpur Zone was held at BLC, Dinajpur. Additionally, on 25 October 2023, the Regional Dealer Conference for the Rajshahi Region was conducted at Hotel »

ACI Seed's Campaign promotes High-Yield Onion Cultivation

Onion cultivation holds great appeal for farmers in our country, and it is one of the key crops focused on by ACI Seed. To promote onion cultivation, the Business has launched a comprehensive campaign program targeting key customer points in potential areas. This initiative includes various activities such as farmers' »

ACI Seed empowers Channel Partners for a Successful Rabi Season

ACI Seed recently organized a series of meetings with dealers and retailers, focusing on the upcoming Rabi season. The objective of these meetings was to communicate the sales and promotional schemes for targeted products and foster an exchange of views with channel partners. These programs took place in eight locations »

Grasses Transfer Genes from their Neighbors in Same Way GM Crops Are Made

A new study reveals that grasses may transfer genes from their neighbors in the same way that genetically modified (GM) crops are made. This research is the first to show how frequently grasses exchange genes in the wild through the process called lateral gene transfer, also known as horizontal gene »

Protein Root Discovery seals Future of Climate-proof Plants

Researchers have discovered a protein that seals plant roots to regulate the uptake of nutrients and water from the soil, the discovery could help develop climate proof crops that require less water and chemical fertilizers. Researchers from the University of Nottingham identified new components of the lignin barrier in plant »

Chinese Farmers Harvest Giant Rice Resistant to Pests and Flooding

The second harvest of genetically modified (GM) giant rice developed by the Institute of Subtropical Agriculture at the Chinese Academy of Sciences has been completed in trial farms in China. Aside from increased yield, the GM rice variety also exhibits increased resistance to pests and floods. The high-yielding rice variety »

GM Lettuce and Mizuna Show Antibacterial Activity Against E. Coli

Researchers from the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and Nomad Bioscience GmbH in Germany produced genetically modified (GM) lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) and mizuna (Brassica rapa subsp. nipposinica var. laciniata) that stably express Colicin M (ColM), a non-antibiotic antimicrobial protein found in some strains of Escherichia coli (E. coli) »