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New research - Saline tolerant wild rice variety

New update on our research on salinity tolerance in rice, now published. Salinization of land due to anthropogenic causes is increasingly affecting arable land and impacts grain yield negatively in...

Global conference invites MSSRF biotech researcher to present ongoing work

Dr. Gothandapani Sellamuthu, a Research Associate in the laboratory of Dr. Gayatri Venkataraman, MSSRF, Chennai was invited to make a poster presentation after rigorous peer review-based selection at...

Knowledge sharing from across the world

  Seminars and Events of MSSRF in 2019 As a research institution with open doors and windows, 2019 was a year of opportunity, listening to eminent academics across numerous knowledge-...

On Gandhi Jayanti, CM launches ‘Nutrition-Secure Puducherry’ initiative

October 02, 2019: A unique series of initiatives to build a Nutrition-Secure Puducherry were launched by the Chief Minister Mr V Narayanasamy at the Pillayarkuppam village, in Puducherry today....

On Chandrayaan 2 Prof Swaminathan's message

The Chandrayaan 2 mission by the Indian Space Research Organization ISRO, was closely followed by the scientific community and people across the globe. Prof Swaminathan, wrote to the Prime Minister...

Salt secreting microhairs in leaves of wild rice oryza coarctata: Isolation and Characterzation

Oryza coarctata is a halophytic wild rice that is found growing in the coastal regions of India and Bangladesh as a mangrove associate. It is the only wild rice species that is saline tolerant....

Karnataka Agriculture Minister and Prof Swaminathan discussed on improving nutrition security

Honourable Shri. N.H. Shivashankarareddy, the Minister of Agriculture, Govt. of Karnataka visited Professor M S Swaminathan, the Founder of M S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) today at...

Research Associate’s visit under Indo-Australian Biotechnology Fund Exchange Programme

As part of a two month (November 15, 2018 to December 17, 2018) exchange visit under the Indo-Australian Biotechnology Fund (IABF) programme, Dr. Gothandapani Sellamuthu a Research Associate working...

MSSRF researcher received the Young Scientist Award

Dr. Deepa Jaganathan, working as Post-Doctoral Fellow (SERB-DST) in MSSRF, recieved the Young Scientist Award at the Indian Plant Science Congress held at SRM University, Kattankulathur, Tamil Nadu (...