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‘Nutri-Garden’ provides new pathway to address malnutrition

  Natural nutritious plants come in handy during lockdown June 2020: The importance of nutri-gardens to support nutrition of communities was evident during the pandemic lockdown situation...

Global recognition for eight librarians of the INELI network

 International Federation of Library Association names them on their virtual ‘Wall of Fame’ Eight Indian librarians find their name on a virtual wall of fame for being torch bearers of change...

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...

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