Author Archives: Abhishek sharma

Budget 2019: What Nirmala Sitharaman offers to agriculture sector

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The budgetary estimate for the Agriculture Ministry for 2019-20 is 140 per cent higher than that for 2018-19 at Rs 57,600 crore, primarily due to Rs 75,000 crore allocation to PM-Kisan The agricultural and allied sectors in India have grown at an annual growth rate of nearly 2.9 per cent from 2014-15 to 2018-19. Women’s participation in agriculture has been ... Read More »

Combining Sunlight and Grow Lights: Supplemental Greenhouse Lighting

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Supplemental Lighting: Once considered two distinct schools of thought in horticulture, the line between indoor and outdoor cultivation is being blurred. Highly sophisticated, year-round greenhouses are at the forefront of this fusion movement as they utilize the best practices of both methodologies in a creative give and take. These operations utilize the sun’s energy to power essential plant functions while ... Read More »

Want Fresher Produce? Leave Dirt Behind

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MICHAEL ANTHONY admires the butter lettuce he has been buying for the last month so much that he invented a salad for it. The $12 dish he serves at Gramercy Tavern in Manhattan is also made up of pickled eggplant, ricotta, pickled cherries and heirloom tomatoes, but the greens are the star, and for good reason. Often picked only several ... Read More »

10 ways to find out if your food is organic

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Appearance If it is naturally and organically grown, no two items will look identical… ever! It’s just not possible to find two things that look absolutely alike in nature. No two leaves of the same mango tree will ever look 100% alike. Similarly, each apple, mango or even grain will always look different from another. Their colour, shape, structure will ... Read More »

What to Grow in a Hydroponic Greenhouse

What to Grow in Hydroponic Greenhouse

Hydroponic greenhouses can produce larger yields than a traditional greenhouse but for maximum success the grower must understand what to grow and what not to grow. Some plants may spread out too much to grow properly in a hydroponic greenhouse. Other plants may be cool weather plants and will not be able to stand the constant high temperatures that other ... Read More »

How to Grow Stevia

Introduction  You need not be a South American planter to be a successful stevia grower. While the herb’s native locale may make it appear somewhat exotic, it has proved to be quite adaptable and capable of being cultivated in climate zones as diverse as Florida and southern Canada. True, home-grown stevia may lack the potency of refined white stevia extract; ... Read More »

Natural Air Purifiers! Our Way to fight Pollution

The way to fight Air Pollution  .. Natural Air Purifiers !!! The EPI rankings were published on the sidelines of the annual World Economic Forum meet in Davos on Tuesday. With a score of 30.57, India fares better than only three countries — Democratic Republic of Congo, Bangladesh and Burundi — in curbing pollution. The rate with which our environment ... Read More »

Cucumber no longer a cool salad, scientists find radioactive traces in the vegetable!

This article helps us understand farming practices which are Chemical Pesticides oriented only leads to harmful and chronic disorders in humans. We need to stop them and use as much organic pesticides to a sustainable future. HYDERABAD: No Indian salad is complete without the ubiquitous kheera, tomato, cabbage and green chilli. And now agricultural scientists have cautioned that these essential ingredients of ... Read More »

How to Avoid Transplantation Shock

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Transplantation shock is the stress a newly transplanted plant gets when shifted from one place to another. This is generally caused by the sudden change in the familiar to a non familiar conditions of the sapling or mature plant. There are various ways in which a sapling can be made from a seed. They are:- Saplings created in Soil Saplings ... Read More »

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