Basics about Agricultural crops

1. Rice :- • Breeding varieties which can effectively photosynthesize even under low light intensity. • Traditional varieties raised in tropics are called “Indicas” (Long in duration). • “Japonicas” are …

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Sunflower Cultivation

Botanical name:  Helianthus annuus     Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower family) In Greek “helios” means sun and “anthos” means flower, thus Sunflower. The name is just apt for a plant that turns its flower to face …

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Watermelon Cultivation

Introduction Watermelon belongs to the Cucurbitaceae or gourd family. It is a trailing annual with stems, as long as 400 cm and chayote. The roots are shallow (40-50 cm) and …

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