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Cyclone woes: Salt-tolerant paddy helps over 4 lakh farmers in Bengal

Kolkata: The West Bengal government has hand-held over four lakh farmers in Purba Medinipur, North and South 24 Parganas districts to produce a new variety of salt-tolerant paddy to curb the repeated damage of standing crops by saline floodwaters during natural calamities, an official said. This new variety of paddy, Nona Swarna’, grown in over 50,000 […]