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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Handy cycle weeder for small farmers

Weeds are the biggest problem in crop production. Nearly 30 to 50 per cent of yield loss is due to weeds. These unwanted plants remove nearly 25 to 60 per cent of nutrients from the soil making th... »
Special: Agriculture
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Managing fruit fly in mango

The mango fruit fly is believed to be the single largest crop damager in India. It accounts for about 27 per cent of harvesting loss. The flies attack semi ripe and mature fruits during the months... »
Special: Agriculture
Chennai, Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Pitcher perfect

Pitcher irrigation is cost effective, farmer-friendly, and easy to install »
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