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Basics of weed management

Basics of weed management

· A weed is a plant growing where it is not desired. · Burmudo grass/star grass – Cynodon dactylon – Forage grass Quack grass – Agropyron repens – Soil binding grass. · Eichornia crassipes – Weed for fisher man (Water hyacinth) · Weeds as green manure – Croton sparsiflorus. · …

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Defination and Terms used in Forestry

Definations and Terms used in Forestry

Definations and Terms used in Forestry 1. Forestry: Forestry has been defned as ‘the theory and practice of all that constitutes the creation, conservation and scientifc management of forests and the utilization of their resources. 2. Silviculture: The terms silviculture, commonly refers only to certain aspects of theory and practice of raising forests …

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DISEASE MANAGEMENT IN HORTICULTURAL CROPS

DISEASE MANAGEMENT IN HORTICULTURAL CROPS

DISEASE MANAGEMENT IN HORTICULTURAL CROPS  Demand for eco-friendly bio-pesticides and other methods in disease management is gaining momentum from the fact that slowly India is moving towards organic production of crops which need alternative approaches of crop protection. There are numbers of alternative approaches like botanical pesticides, bio-pesticides, plant …

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BOTANICAL PESTICIDES

BOTANICAL PESTICIDES

 Botanicals have low mammalian toxicity, target specificity, biodegradability and contain many active ingredients in low concentrations, thus possess biocidal activity against several insect pests and pathogens. Among such plants, neem is one of the most important trees which have a great potential for disease and insect-pest management in India …

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Scope of Bio-pesticides

Scope of Bio-pesticides

Scope of Bio-pesticides The use of biopesticides in agriculture is fully aligned with market trends that promote healthy eating without neglecting environmental conservation. Consumers are increasingly demanding residue-free food. The trend is becoming more and more powerful.   Organic agriculture is practiced in 172 countries around the world and 43.7 …

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