AGRIS - International Information System for the Agricultural Sciences &  Technology

  • It was created by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in 1974
  • Head Quarter : coordinating Centre  at FAO Headquarter
  • AGRIS is a global public domain Database withstructured bibliographical records on agricultural science and technology
  • to facilitate information exchange and to bring together world literature dealing with all aspects of agriculture
  • AGRIS is a cooperative system in which participating countries
  • AGROVOC thesaurus : Data indexing in AGRIS

AGROVOCis a comprehensive multilingual agriculturethesaurusthat was developed with the cooperation Of FAOmember countries. It is used for indexing data in agricultural information systems and it strives for continuous improvement and updating. The first version of AGROVOCwas produced in 1982 and distributed to all AGRIS centres

  • AGRIS publishes AGRINDEX (Monthly)
  • The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi being an apex scientific organisation at the

                national level (India)

Products and Services from AGRIS in India

  • The Indian National Input Centre (INIC) for AGRIS of FAO, ARIC of DKMA, has brought out Indian National Agricultural Bibliography in four volumes derived from AGRIS database. This bibliography contains about 30,000 Indian bibliographical records contributed by the ARIC to FAO during 1975-1984.
  • The publications of AGRIS in India

1. Indian Agricultural Sciences Abstract  (half-yearly)

2.Indian Animal Sciences Abstracts.(half-yearly)

 (These journals were printed up to June 2006,after which they are only published on the ICAR’s

                   website3 under open access.)

SET (Maharashtra) Examination 16th April 2017

1 Commencement of online Application 27 Dec 2016
2 Last date for Applying Online 10 Jan 2017
3 Availability of Admit Card on website 06 Apr 2017
4 Date of Examination 16 Apr 2017


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