300 Banana varieties : Which one to choose

Area under banana crop is gradually increasing in In­dia, particularly as gestation period of this fruit crop is much short and is not more than 15 months in any of the variety, ri…

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Plant Disease Management : Points to Ponder upon

A crop is attacked by several diseases. For example, potato is attacked by early and late blight, black scurf, root knot and several viral diseases. Each disease has specific contr…

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Gorgeous Species of Dalia

Dahlia is a tuberous and a herbaceous perennial plant which belongs to the family compositae. Dahlias are very popular in the Indian gardens due to their gorgeously colored flowers…

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Least investments, Most Profits: POULTRY

Poultry has emerged as the fastest growing segment not only in the livestock sector, but of agriculture sector as a whole. Poultry keeping, both, on a small scale and large scale h…

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How to treat Bacterial Diseases in GOAT (II)

Health care starts with good animal husbandry. Livestock production is greatly affected by diseases. Proper knowledge of these diseases is a must to minimize agencies involved in a…

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How to treat Bacterial Diseases in GOAT (I)

Major diseases affecting goats depending upon the causal organisms are classified as (A) bacterial diseases, (B) viral diseases, (c) metabolic diseases, and (d) parasitic diseases

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Fundamentals of JUDGING Milk Grades

Judging of milk refers to the evaluation of its " quality" on the basis of various attributes. Grading refers to the classification of milk into different grades. The ‘ quality' of…

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WHEATGRASS-A BOON TO MANKIND

WHEATGRASS IS intense. And so is this detail reasons get this powerful living green liquid straight into your belly. Wheatgrass is a kind of grass. The above-ground parts, roots, …

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Package & practices of kharif crop - RICE

(i) A good number of high yielding and improved varieties of paddy in different maturity groups, grain quality and resistance to pest are available . Selection of variety for any s…

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BASICS to consider before MARIGOLD FARMING

Marigold is very popular amongst the gardeners and florists because of its easy culture and wide adaptability. Its habit of free flowering, short duration to produce marketable flo…

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EXOTIC Breeds of CATTLE

Centuries of selective breeding, accelerated in the later part by the use of modern breeding tools, has helped in evolving some of the most outstanding dairy breeds of cattle in we…

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Pick, among these INDIAN DRAUGHT BREED Cattles

At present, although the majority of India's cattle is non-descript, there are 26 well defined breeds of cattle and 6 breeds of buffaloes found all over the country. These can be b…

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INDIAN CATTLE BREEDS For HUGE MILK Production

At present, although the majority of India's cattle is non-descript, there are 26 well defined breeds of cattle and 6 breeds of buffaloes found all over the country. These can be b…

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Tomato weed Control & plant protection.

• There is need of light hoeing during first four weeks in the field which encourage the growth but also remove the weeds from the field. The surface soil is loosened by hand hoein…

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Tomato cultivation & practices

The tomato is botanicaly known as Lycopersicum esculentum belongs to the family Solanacae. The fruits are harvested as red for consumption. It has prominent place in human food. A …

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Save BEES & BEE-HIVES from these PREDATORS ATTACK

Honey bees are attacked by a number of enemies and take a heavy toll of bee life and their destructive activities result in desertion of hives by bees. Bee enemies are described un…

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How to feed Bees Artificially

The beekeepers have observed that if the bee colonies do not have 2 to 3 kg of honey in store and the reserves fall below a certain minimum level, the bee colony begins to show the…

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How to Construct a Bee-Hive

Anyone can make his own hive. The details of the construction should be rigidly followed to avoid unnecessary annoyance and irritation during the use of the hives. The parts and si…

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How to IDENTIFY and CONTROL the most destructive disease in Bees

There are many diseases caused by various bacteria, fungi, protozoa, mites to the adults and the brood of honey-bees, leading to partial or total loss of colonies. An infected colo…

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This is the way, How BEES Pollinate

Honey bees while collecting their bee pasturage from flowers of various crops do an important work of pollination for plants. In some crop species, it is so important that bees vis…

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