‘Integrated pest management approach helps to check whitefly menace’

Tuesday, December 26th, 2017

Mangaluru: An integrated pest management approach will help in checking the whitefly menace affecting the coconut trees in different parts of South India, including Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts. Scientists from CPCRI, Kasargod, said that Rugose Spiralling Whitefly (RSW), is an invasive pest first reported on coconut palms from Belize, Central America during 2004. It […]

CAMPCO to launch pepper marketing with ICAR

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Mangaluru : Central Arecanut and Cocoa Marketing and Processing Cooperative (CAMPCO) Ltd. has achieved a record turnover of Rs. 1,600 crore and registered a net profit of Rs. 26.22 crore during 2016-17, said its president S.R. Satishchandra. Addressing presspersons here on Monday, Mr. Satishchandra said CAMPCO has now ventured in to pepper procurement and marketing […]

Scientist stresses need for consumption of millets

Monday, December 12th, 2016
Scientist stresses

Mangaluru: Prabhakar Bhat, principal scientist, All India Project for Small Millets, Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), said on Saturday that it was essential to consume millets as they were more nutritious and had medicinal value. He was speaking after the inaugurating an awareness programme on millets organised by Radio Manipal, a community radio station, […]

CAMPCO to organize ‘Kisan Mela’, ‘Centenary Expo’ from Dec 10 in Kasargod

Friday, December 9th, 2016

Kasargod: The Central Arecanut and Cocoa Marketing and Processing Co-operative Limited (CAMPCO) will organize ‘Kisan Mela’ and a mega exhibition ‘Centenary Expo’ from December 10-13 at CPCRI, Kasargod. ‘Kisan Mela’ is being organized by ICAR – Central Plantation Crops Research Institute, Kasargod on the occasion of their centenary celebrations. Honorable Union Minister for Agriculture and […]

ICAR sanctions Rs. 2 crore for Mangalore’s College of Fisheries

Monday, March 10th, 2014

Mangalore: Even as the proposal to convert the College of Fisheries (CoF) here into a National institute is being considered, the Indian Centre for Agricultural Research (ICAR) will sanction Rs. 2 crore for maintenance of the more than four-decade-old college. Announcing this at a formal function to handover a patent on a shrimp disease testing […]