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How to Build a New Generation of Tech-Savvy Farmers

Added On 01-02-2015

How to Build a New Generation of Tech-Savvy Farmers

As farmers age around the globe – I estimate that the average age is 55 – we need to make...

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Hacking Agriculture

Added On 01-02-2015

Hacking Agriculture

For farmers in parts of Asia, where open access to knowledge is limited, a new wave of agriculture information and...

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Tree T Pee Creates Huge Water Savings For Farmers

Added On 01-02-2015

Tree T Pee Creates Huge Water Savings For Farmers

While parts of the world have little or no access to clean water and other areas are responsible for literally...

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Horticulture Industry

Square foot garden

Square foot garden

The original square-foot-gardening method used an open-bottomed box to contain a finite amount of soil, which was divided with a...

Sculpture Garden

Sculpture Garden

A sculpture garden is an outdoor garden dedicated to the presentation of sculpture, usually several permanently-sited works in durable materials...

Shade garden

Shade garden

Shade gardens are gardens planted and grown in areas with little or no direct sunlight during the day, either under...

Rock (Alpine) garden

Rock (Alpine) garden

A rock garden, also known as a rockery or an alpine garden, is a type of garden that features extensive...

Paradise garden

Paradise garden

The Paradise garden is a form of garden, originally just paradise, a word derived from the Median language, or Old...

Organic garden

Organic garden

Organic farming is a form of agriculture that excludes the use of synthetic fertilizers and pesticides, plant growth regulators, livestock...

Agri News

01-02-2015
Prices of essential food items remained stable

Except slight raise in sugar price, rates of essential food items remained stable last week as compared to the preceding week, reveals a survey conducted by Business Recorder on Saturday. The survey...

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31-01-2015
Focus on inventions in agriculture

Padma Bhushan R S Paroda called urged the passing out students of Anand Agricultural University (AAU) to focus on new inventions and reach out to farmers with their knowledge to...

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31-01-2015
Agriculture federation hears political pitches

The three Progressive Conservative leadership candidates and Liberal premier-designate Wade MacLauchlan made 10-minute political pitches at the P.E.I. Federation of Agriculture annual meeting Friday.   All endorsed the industry and promised a...

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31-01-2015
Corporate Capture of Africa’s Agriculture

Farmers in Nigeria’s Taraba State are being forced off lands that they have farmed for generations to make way for US company Dominion Farms to establish a 30,000 ha rice...

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31-01-2015
Women leading Delaware agriculture

Many people might think farming is mainly a man's business, but women, especially in Delaware, have been on the leading edge of agriculture and innovation for generations. They hold critically...

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31-01-2015
Transforming agriculture development model

A report released the other day by the UN Commission on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) challenges conventional agricultural production and corporate concentration in agriculture markets, calling for transformative changes. According...

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Pesticide Industry

Whitefly Damage

Whitefly Damage

Eggs are laid and immature stages of whitefly develop on the undersides of leaves on most crops. Adults congregate on younger leaves in most...

BEES TALK TO OTHERS

BEES TALK TO OTHERS

Every living organism exchanges feelings, attitudes, ideas, intentions and expectations with other specie fellows by the mean of dialog, non-verbal...

Leafcutter Ants

Leafcutter Ants

Facts, Identification & Control Scientific Name: Atta & Acromyrmex spp. Appearance There are two genera of leafcutter ants: Atta & Acromyrmex leafcutter ants....

Grease Ants

Grease Ants

Facts, Identification & Control Appearance Grease ants are one of the smallest groups of ants, measuring only 1.5 to 2.2 mm in...

Wood Ants

Wood Ants

The common name “wood ant” is a broad group that usually describes ants that either construct their nests in forested...

Tawny Crazy Ants

Tawny Crazy Ants

Facts, Identification & Control Scientific Name Nylanderia fulva Appearance & Identification The tawny crazy ant, also known as the rasberry crazy ant, is an...

Breeding and Genetics

The Theory of Natural Selectio…

The Theory of Natural Selection

The Theory of Natural Selection Muhammad Mahran Aslam Department of Plant Breeding and genetics Darwin  proposed  that  random  changes  occurred  in  the  inheritable ...

The Selfish Gene Theory of Evo…

The Selfish Gene Theory of Evolution

The Selfish Gene Theory of Evolution Muhammad Mahran Aslam and Yasir Sharif Department of Plant Breeding and genetics Darwin’s  theory  proposes  survival  and ...

Success of Mutation Breeding: …

Success of Mutation Breeding: Improved Barley Varieties –Feeding the world from equator to the arctic region.

Success of Mutation Breeding: Improved Barley Varieties –Feeding the world from                            equator to the arctic region. 1Sania Zahid, B.Sc. (Hons) Agri. Sciences,...