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Bacterial Canker : A Hazardous Disease Of Mango

Mango is an important fruit crop in India and other sub-tropical countries of the world. Over 140 fungi (70 diseases) are associated with this fruit . Mango is subject to a number of diseases at...

Late Blight : Nightmare of tobacco farmer

Tobacco is an important commercial crop cultivated in an area of 0.4 million ha producing annually around 700 million kg of cured leaf out of which 260 M kg is Flue Cured Virginia tobacco...

Planting one tree planting life

An obsession with industrial progress has caused man to lose sight of the tenuous ecological balance. The consequences of mindless actions are clear now. As we close in on newer scientific discoveries, we are...

Prevention of water pollution ( MEE )

More than half of the human population knows what is pollution, but we are still not ready to face its damaging consequences. Environmental pollution is one the greatest challenges that the world is facing...

Technical Requirements of Coconut Cultivation

The coconut palm is referred to as ‘Kalpavriksha’ – the ‘tree of heaven’ as each and every part of the palm is useful to mankind in one way or other. It provides food, drink,...

Necessity Of Horticulture

India is the home for many horticultural crops of commercial importance. Horticulture has improved economic status of farmers, seasonal availability of fruits and vegetables throughout the year increased per capita consumption from 40 to 85...

CATEGORIES OF CROPS IN INDIA

Agriculture plays a vital role in the Indian economy. Agriculture is the backbone of our country. It includes farming of crops, animal husbandry, pisciculture, agro-forestry etc. Over 58% of rural households primarily depend on agriculture....

Benefits Of The Crop Rotation

Crop rotation is one of the oldest and most effective cultural control strategy. It means the planned order of specific crops planted on the same field, it also means that the succeeding crop belongs...

It All Starts with a Seed

Agriculture is one of the most fascinating subjects in the world . Crop agriculture began more than 10,000 years ago . From the beginning of crop husbandry to our time, seeds have been the...