Role of Reporters and Media for Agricultural Transformation in Bangladesh

The media have played an instrumental role in agricultural transformation of Bangladesh in last 50 years. Starting with the state-owned TV channel and radio in the early days, reporters now use both print and electronic media to shape the agricultural sphere of the country. We now have 34 electronic media »

Spirulina: Food for Future

Spirulina (Arthrospira platensis) belonging to the family Spirulinaceae is a free-floating filamentous microalgae to the class Cyanobacteria. Spirulina is an ecologically sound, nutrient-rich super-food that is grown all around the world as a dietary supplement. Spirulina is considered as the “Food of the Future” that will effectively tackle the existing »

Next-Generation Sequencing: A Breakthrough to Unexplored Genomics

Next-generation sequencing (NGS) is a massively parallel sequencing technology that offers ultra-high throughput, scalability, and speed. The technology is used to determine the order of nucleotides in entire genomes or targeted regions of DNA or RNA. NGS technology has fundamentally changed the kinds of questions scientists can ask and answer. »

Sonalika Day 2021, Partner’s Meet & Free Service Campaign

In October 2021, ACI Motors organized “Sonalika Day”, partner’s meet, network events, picnic and dedicated service campaigns in many places across the county. These programs included free-servicing, agri-machinery product display, on-spot booking facility, spare parts sale on discount, free health check-up and games show. Also, there were lucrative discounts »

Meet the Partners Event of ACI Fertilizer

Recently ACI Fertilizer arranged “Meet the Partners” at Rangamati and Bogura. In view of the upcoming Robi season, ACI Fertilizer invited its dealers and distributors to meet and share their view and opinion about the business. About 100 dealers attended the meeting from Chattogram, Cumilla, Moulvibazar (Sreemangal), Bogura and Rajshahi »

ACI Fertilizer launched Bumper Tricho

On 27 October 2021, ACI Fertilizer launched its new product ACI Bumper Tricho through online Zoom Platform. Business Director Kbd. Bashir Ahmed inaugurated the event and Product Manager Mr. Shah Mohammad Arefin launched the product. All Sales Manager, Area Managers, Field Forces, Product Development Team, Portfolio Management Team and Training »

Germination Showcasing at Early Coarse Rice Markets

During the last week of September and entire October 2021, ACI Seed arranged 30 Germination Showcasing Programs for the early coarse hybrid rice markets of Khulna, Gopalganj, Bagerhat and Barishal territories to ensure early sales in the region. Prominent seed dealers and progressive farmers shared their satisfaction to see the »

ACI Seed Dealer Conference-2021 held at Rangpur

ACI Seed organized the Seed Dealer Conference of Rangpur Area on 10 October 2021. The conference was held at Hotel Kaspia, Rangpur. The aim of the event was to motivate the dealers about the upcoming Boro and Robi season especially focusing on Maize and Potato businesses. About 22 dealers attended »

ACI Seed: Strategic Meet Q2, 2021-22 held at Bogura

With a key focus on Q2 2021-22, ACI Seed organized a strategic meeting for the sales team of Dhaka and North region imbedding the message of “Change” on 8 October 2021. The meeting was held at Momo Inn, Bogura. The program was inaugurated by Mr. Sudhir Chandra Nath, Business Director, »

Genetic Engineering and Beetroot Dye Tomatoes Purple

Scientists at the Leibniz Institute for Plant Biochemistry (IPB) in Halle have used genetic engineering methods to produce purple tomatoes using dye from beetroot. The scientists smuggled the genes for the biosynthesis of betanin into the plants and activated them in the ripening fruits. Betanin is not originally formed in »

Breakthrough to Help Coconut Propagation and Conservation

Scientists at KU Leuven and the Alliance of Bioversity International and International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) have developed a method to multiply coconut trees faster and conserve coconut genetic resources more efficiently in gene banks. Drawing inspiration from banana research, Bart Panis (KU Leuven Laboratory for Tropical Crop Improvement/ »