Climate change: Punjab’s corn, cotton yields will decline by 2050

Climate change: Punjab’s corn, cotton yields will decline by 2050

Climate change is projected to reduce maize and cotton yields in Punjab by 13% and 11% respectively by 2050, according to a new study by agricultural economists and scientists at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU). The study published in the Mausam journal of the India Meteorological Department earlier this month used rainfall and temperature data collected … Read more

Potato prices up 92% and onion prices 44% in a year

In the last one year, a significant increase in the retail prices of most of the essential commodities except wheat has been recorded. According to the report of English newspaper Times of India , while potato prices have increased by 92% in the last one year, onion prices have increased by 44%. High food inflation has emerged as a major … Read more