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Biofertilizers in detail

Biofertilizers Biofertilizers are defined as preparations containing living cells or latent cells of efficient strains of microorganisms that help crop plants’ uptake of nutrients by their interactions in the rhizosphere when applied through seed or soil.  They accelerate certain microbial processes in the soil which augment the extent of availability …

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Cropping System

The term cropping system refers to the crops and crop sequences and the management techniques used on a particular field over a period of years. Long-term cropping systems research projects generally involve a team of scientists of different disciplines working together to answer questions and solve problems. Dryland cropping is practiced in …

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Weed Science All About Weed Management

Weed Management

Weed Any plant not sown in the field by the farmer and grow where they are not wanted is called a weed. Weeds are like any other crop plants in size, form, morphological and physiological characters but possess the following characteristics on account of which they are considered as enemy …

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Soil Salinity and Soil Alkalinity

Soil salinity and soil alkalinity: Soil salinity and soil alkalinity are the results of over irrigation in canal irrigated areas. In canal irrigated areas plenty of the water is available and the farmers indulge in over irrigation of their fields. Under such conditions, the ground water level rises and saline …

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SOIL EROSION

Soil erosion is a naturally occurring process that affects all landforms. In agriculture, soil erosion refers to the wearing away of a field’s topsoil by the natural physical forces of water and wind or through forces associated with farming activities such as tillage. Erosion, whether it is by water, wind …

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