Representational image. (HT file)
Representational image. (HT file)

TNAU gets patent for protein-based crop growth booster

The Seed Centre of the TNAU conducted research to standardise seed treatment and foliar spray with ‘Protein Extract’ to increase crop growth and productivity.
By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | Coimbatore
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2020 06:17 PM IST

The Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) here got the patent for the technology for protein extraction for seed treatment and foliar spray application.

The Seed Centre of the TNAU conducted research to standardise seed treatment and foliar spray with ‘Protein Extract’ to increase crop growth and productivity.

The foliar spraying of protein extract 1-1.5 per cent during pre-flowering and flowering stages, increasing the crop yield by over 15 per cent across the crop spectrum, a TNAU press release said Friday.

When the protein extract was applied through seed coating of 40 -75 per cent, seed germination of crop seeds increased by about 6-8 per cent and seedling dry matter increased by 10 - 15 per cent.

Alternatively, pre-sowing soaking of the seeds in secondary protein solution of 0.5 - 0.75 per cent can be followed to increase the seed germination by 6-10 per cent depending on crop seed.

The products were launched as commercial natural growth boosters as ‘NutriGold’ and ‘SeedAid.’ An application was filed for patent by the scientists for the newly developed technology which includes product development procedure of protein extract for seed treatment and foliar spray to improve crop productivity and after proper examination, patent was granted, the release said.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE ON
app
Close
Aligarh Muslim University (Image courtesy: amu.ac.in)
Aligarh Muslim University (Image courtesy: amu.ac.in)

AMU buries time capsule to mark 100 years of institution

PTI, Aligarh
PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2021 06:07 PM IST
AMU buries time capsule to mark 100 years of institution
Close
JEE Mains 2021.(PTI)
JEE Mains 2021.(PTI)

JEE Mains 2021 correction window to open tomorrow, check details

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Akhilesh Nagari, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2021 05:05 PM IST
  • After the correction window opens, candidates who have registered for the JEE Mains 2021 will be able to make corrections in their application forms online at jeemain.nta.nic.in on or before January 30, 2021.
Close
Student maintain social distancing in class after schools reopened more than 9 months after they were closed due to Covid-19.(HT PHOTO)
Student maintain social distancing in class after schools reopened more than 9 months after they were closed due to Covid-19.(HT PHOTO)

3 states to open schools from tomorrow, put strict Covid-19 norms in place

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Harshit Sabarwal, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2021 03:22 PM IST
Schools and other educational institutions across the country had been shut for months after the Centre imposed a lockdown and other related restrictions in the initial phase of the pandemic.
Close
PM Modi.(Photo: BJP4India/ Twitter)
PM Modi.(Photo: BJP4India/ Twitter)

Bihar's "cycle girl" interacts with PM Modi

PTI, Darbhanga
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2021 02:42 PM IST
The 16-year-old was among 32 children from across the country who reached their respective National Informatics Centre offices and interacted with the Prime Minister via video conferencing.
Close
GJUST clerk admit card 2021.(Screengrab )
GJUST clerk admit card 2021.(Screengrab )

GJUST clerk admit card 2021 released, here's direct link

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Akhilesh Nagari, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2021 01:00 PM IST
  • Candidates who have registered for the typing test can download their admit card online at gjust.ac.in.
Close
Representational image.
Representational image.

College dropout becomes billionaire with chinese gaming platform

Bloomberg
PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2021 12:00 PM IST
Shares in his indie game distributor XD Inc. rose 24% on the first trading day of 2021 after Huawei Technologies Co. temporarily removed all Tencent Holdings Ltd. games from its app store in a dispute over their revenue split.
Close
Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh(Sanchit Khanna/HT photo)
Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh(Sanchit Khanna/HT photo)

Punjab CM launches self-employment loan mela

PTI, Patiala
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2021 11:18 AM IST
A token of 1,000 loan sanction certificates were handed over to beneficiaries as a symbolic gesture across the state, with the chief minister handing over certificates to five beneficiaries.
Close
Pedestrians walk through Harvard Yard on the closed Harvard University campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts, US.(Bloomberg)
Pedestrians walk through Harvard Yard on the closed Harvard University campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts, US.(Bloomberg)

Harvard applications surge as students flock to top names

Bloomberg
PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2021 10:07 AM IST
Applications to Harvard University’s undergraduate college for regular decision surged more than 42% for the 2021-22 academic year.
Close
SSC JHT final answer key 2020.(HT file)
SSC JHT final answer key 2020.(HT file)

SSC JHT final answer key 2020 released, here's direct link

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Akhilesh Nagari, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2021 09:32 AM IST
  • Candidates who have appeared in the recruitment examination can take a print out of the final answer key online at ssc.nic.in on or before February 24, 2021.
Close
IBPS PO mains admit card 2020.(Screengrab )
IBPS PO mains admit card 2020.(Screengrab )

IBPS PO mains admit card 2020 released, here's direct link

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Akhilesh Nagari, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2021 09:05 AM IST
  • Candidates who have qualified in the IBPS PO Prelims Exam can download their admit card for IBPS PO mains online at ibps.in on or before February 4, 2021.
Close
AP EAMCET 2nd phase allotment result 2020.(PTI file)
AP EAMCET 2nd phase allotment result 2020.(PTI file)

AP EAMCET second phase allotment result 2020 declared, here's direct link

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2021 08:36 AM IST
  • Candidates who have applied for admission can check the AP EAMCET second phase allotment result 2020 online at apeamcet.nic.in.
Close
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.(HT file)
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.(HT file)

Odisha CM requests judges, leaders to join Mo School campaign

ANI, Bhubaneswar
PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2021 08:27 AM IST
  • Patnaik had launched the "Mo School" campaign in November 2017 in response to philanthropic interest from alumni of schools of Odisha, residing in India and abroad.
Close
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday said that the government is brainstorming on how early schools can be reopened in the national capital.(Arvind Yadav/HT file)
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday said that the government is brainstorming on how early schools can be reopened in the national capital.(Arvind Yadav/HT file)

US Embassy, Delhi govt launch English teaching programme for teachers

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2021 11:23 PM IST
It is a 10-week-long online English teaching programme for 700 pre-service teachers from all women colleges of Delhi.
Close
With the objective of instilling among students the importance of having a definite ‘Purpose’ in life for shaping their career, FLAME University hosted FLAME University Purpose Summit 2021 on January 23-24.(Business Wire India)
With the objective of instilling among students the importance of having a definite ‘Purpose’ in life for shaping their career, FLAME University hosted FLAME University Purpose Summit 2021 on January 23-24.(Business Wire India)

Liberal education is going to be the future of education: FLAME University VC

By Nilesh Mathur
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2021 08:46 PM IST
  • Universities need to explore the uncharted path and innovative methods when it comes to pedagogy, and playing the role of facilitators in a student's journey of finding their goals and preparing them for their future.
Close
Delhi High Court.(Mint file)
Delhi High Court.(Mint file)

Delhi HC pulls up SDMC for not requisitioning special educators in schools

ANI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2021 07:15 PM IST
The bench consisting of Justice Najmi Waziri was hearing a plea that sought a direction to SDMC to send the requisition of as many as 1,132 vacant posts of Special Educator (Primary) to DSSSB.
Close
SHARE
Story Saved
OPEN APP