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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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Functions & Types of Forest in India

Functions & Types of Forest

Functions & Types of Forest in India Function of forests: 1. Productive: They provide timer, fuel, charcoal, beedi , leaves, was and resins, fruits, tanning, materials, manure leaves, grass, bamboo, gums, lac etc. 2. Protective: Forests protect water sheds, catchments of rivers and streams against erosion. 3. Aesthatic: Forests add good appearance, landscaping …

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Basics of Irrigation Water Management

Irrigation Water Management

Certain stages in the crop growth period are made sensitive to soil moisture stress compared with others. These are known as “Moisture sensitive” or “Critical periods”. Crop Moisture sensitive period Rice, Finger millet – Primordia development, heading, flowering Sorghum – Booting, Blooming Maize – Tasseling, Silking Wheat – Crown-root initiation …

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Introduction to Forest in India

Forest in India

Introduction to Forest in India Total geographical area of India is 32, 80,500 sq. km (328.8M ha) Total forest area 7, 50,500.00 sq. km (75.06 M ha) Agricultural area is about 46.4% The second National Forest Policy was enunciated (decided) in 1952 as per which 33.33% of land should be under …

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