Institute of Nuclear Agriculture (BINA) became functioning as a small radio-tracer
laboratory during 1961, today stands on a solid infrastructure. BINA is a
specialized national agricultural research Institute and have the mandate to
use nuclear tools in agricultural research. It is now prepared to face current
and future challenges in crop production sector using nuclear and other
advanced techniques. By the peaceful use of these tools, scientists of the
Institute have been doing research in various agricultural disciplines with
major emphasis on varietal improvement of crops, management of soils and
fertilizers, development of appropriate techniques to improve quality and
quantity of crops, development of methods for controlling diseases and insect
pests and management of water.
radiation technique, the Institute has already been developed 82 improved
mutant varieties of different crops. The developed crops have been released by
the National Seed Board of Bangladesh for large-scale cultivation in the
all who are interested to know about BINA and its developed improved
technologies as well as its activities to visit our web site www.bina.gov.bd.