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Jat M.K.,CCS Haryana Agricultural University | Tetarwal A.S.,KVK Inc
Indian Journal of Ecology | Year: 2016

Quantification of Egyptian clover Trifolium alexandrinum crop's value as provider of surplus honey and pollen was studied at CCS, Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar during 2012 and 2013. Colony performance parameters like area honey, nectar, pollen, brood, drone and whole bee population showed significantly higher trend during I, III, and IV weeks of May during both the years and declined marginally at end of the flowering.

News Article | April 24, 2017

CropLife Asia Awarded for New Approach to Farmer Communication CropLife Asia took home an Asia Pacific Excellence Award 2016, Non-Governmental Organizations & Associations category, at a ceremony held on 19 April 2017 at the Harbour Grand Kowloon in Hong Kong. Through the 'Madhu Sandesh' program, farmers in the state of Maharashtra, India are provided rental bee hives to ensure pollination of their crops. This not only results in improved yield and incomes for farmers but also instills a holistic understanding of the need to use crop protection products in a manner that protects the environment, ecosystems, and human health. At the end of the first year, 90% of the 180 program participants reported better quality crops. Pomegranate farmers saw an average of 35% increase in their yields, corresponding to a 42% increase in income while the training they received helped reduce waste. Moreover, the farmers who benefitted from the program became greater advocates of promoting pollination, protecting the environment and using crop protection products responsibly. The programme continues to enroll more participants as it moves into its second year. "We are extremely proud to receive this recognition, which was made possible thanks to the effort and excellent teamwork of our partners ICAR and KVK Baramati," said Dr Siang Hee Tan, Executive Director of CropLife Asia. "The onus is on us to ensure farmers across the region are able to produce more food for a growing population with fewer resources as well as less impact on the environment - and realize the better quality of life that comes with higher yields. The 'Madhu Sandesh' project shows us an effective way to engage farmers with our core message on responsible use, and to ensure they spread this message in their communities." To find out more about the 'Madhu Sandesh' project, please watch this video at the following domain: The Asia Pacific Excellence Awards are organized by Communication Director, a global magazine for corporate communications and public relations, and celebrate the most outstanding achievements of professionals and organizations in the field. Please visit About CropLife Asia CropLife Asia is a non-profit society and the regional organization of CropLife International, the voice of the global plant science industry. We advocate a safe, secure food supply, and our vision is food security enabled by innovative agriculture. CropLife Asia supports the work of 15 member associations across the continent and is led by eight member companies at the forefront of crop protection, seeds and/or biotechnology research and development. For more information, visit us at Contact:

Calamus tenuis (Roxb.), a versatile, dioecious rattan species predominant in northeast India, has emerged as an economical material for light furniture and cottage industries. For the genetic improvement of the species, it is essential to be able to recognize male and female plants at the seedling stage. Screening of genomic DNA with inter-simple sequence repeat (ISSR) primers was used to discover sex-specific polymerase chain reaction (PCR) amplification products. Thirty ISSR primers were screened on female and male C. tenuis plants from five different provinces of Assam, India. A putative female-specific marker was identified. The applicability of ISSR-PCR analysis for development of sex-linked molecular markers in Calamus is discussed. © 2010 Springer Science+Business Media B.V.

KVK Inc | Date: 2014-06-04

Formulations capable of extended or sustained release of high levels of caffeine or analogs, derivatives and metabolites thereof have been developed The formulations contain at least two components capable of releasing the caffeine or related compound differing rates to maintain a desired plasma level.

KVK Inc | Date: 2015-03-28

Pharmaceutical preparations for treatment of obesity; Pharmaceutical preparations, namely, appetite suppressants.

KVK Inc | Date: 2014-01-06

Allergy relief medication; Allergy tablets; Antihistamines; Decongestants.

KVK Inc | Date: 2016-08-12

pharmaceutical preparations for treatment of allergies, namely, chlorpheniramine maleate extended-release antihistamine tablets.

KVK Inc | Date: 2012-11-06

Mixes for making baking batters.

KVK Inc | Date: 2016-06-07

Antihistamines; Pain relief medication; Pharmaceutical agents affecting metabolism; Pharmaceutical anti-allergic preparations and substances; Pharmaceutical preparations for the treatment of tissue inflammation; Pharmaceutical preparations for hyperkalemia; Pharmaceutical preparations, namely, appetite suppressants. Pharmaceutical products development.

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