Harvester – a Precursor for Sugarcane Production Revival

In Bangladesh, sugarcane is a major cash as well as industrial crop and the only source of domestic white sugar. Bangladesh has an annual demand of 25 lakh ton of sugar per annum. Among which 24 lakh ton (96% of demand) in imported and the remaining 1 lakh ton is »

Implementations of Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) for plants and animals

The laboratory technique known as "next-generation sequencing" widely encompasses some different technologies that enable massively parallel sequencing technologies, and provide ultra-high throughput, scalability, and speed. Next-generation sequencing (NGS) has become a powerful tool to identify genetic variants and variable gene expression patterns that correlate with disease states and »

Biofortification - Enhancing Nutrition to decrease Malnutrition

Biofortification is the process of creating micronutrient-rich food crops by conventional breeding or genetic alteration utilizing modern biotechnology. This is a realistic and cost-effective source of conveying micronutrients to those populations who have limited access to different diets and other micronutrient interventions. It differs from ordinary fortification and it focuses »

ACI Motors participates in PowerGen Expo 2022 at ICCB

ACI Motors participated in the SAVOR Expo Power GEN 2022, an exhibition on safe and smart power solutions. The expo was held from 20 to 22 October 2022 at International Convention City Bashundhara (ICCB), Dhaka. At the Expo, ACI Motors displayed all their 3 generator brands YorPower, Himoinsa, and Yamaha. »

ACI Fertilizer and BINA Signed MoU for Bio-fertilizer Lab Development and Testing

On 27 October 2022, ACI Fertilizer and the Bangladesh Institute of Nuclear Agriculture (BINA) signed an MoU for Biofertilizer i.e Trichoderma development and testing. ACI Fertilizer is developing a Biofertilizer Lab at Jhikorgacha, Jessore with the support from BINA. BINA will help to develop this lab with international standards »

ACI Fertilizer Dealer Conference held in 3 Regions

In October 2022, the Annual Dealer Conferences of Rangpur, Rajshahi and Cumilla Region of ACI Fertilizer were held. On 10 October 2022, the dealer conference of Rangpur Region was held at BLC, Rangpur. About 80 large dealers attended the event. The dealer conference of Rajshahi Region was held at Hotel »

Oct 2022 IMC on ACI Seed’s Onion Varieties

Onion is an attractive cash crop for the farmers in our country. Onion is one of the focused crops of ACI Seed. The Business is currently marketing 5 prominent varieties – OP Variety - Biplob for Kharif Season and Hybrid Variety – Biplob Super, OP Variety – ACI King, Taherpuri and TP-406. ACI »

Special Campaign Program on Maize DON-111 & SONA-55

Maize is one of the focused crops of ACI Seed. The Business is currently marketing 9 prominent varieties of 4 world giant companies by targeting Rabi & Kharif Season. ACI Seed has taken an initiative to imply a special campaign program at key customer points in potential areas. The campaign »

ACI Seed’s Business Partner Meet 2022 held in North Region

North Region is very potential in Rabi Season for diversified crops; especially – potato, maize, onion, rice and vegetables. Considering the business scope, ACI Seed has taken an initiative to make a bridge with the stockiest and retailers by organizing Business Partner Meet 2022 in the potential places of north region. »

New Antibiotic Comes from a Pathogenic Bacterium in Potatoes

The growing threat of antimicrobial resistance has led researchers to search for new compounds everywhere. This week in mBio, a multinational team of researchers in Europe report the discovery of a new antifungal antibiotic named solanimycin. The compound, initially isolated from a pathogenic bacterium that infects potatoes, appears to be »

UV-to-Red Light Converting Films accelerate Plant Growth

Plastic sheets coated with an Eu3+ film that converts UV light to red light were able to accelerate growth of vegetal plants and trees. An interdisciplinary team from Hokkaido University's Engineering and Agriculture departments and the Institute for Chemical Reaction Design and Discovery (WPI-ICReDD) has developed a europium-based thin-film coating »