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Basics of Agriculture

HOW WE’LL GROW FOOD IN THE FUTURE?

This past winter, as near-record snows piled up outside his 30,000-square-foot warehouse off Lake Michigan, Robert Colangelo stood inside, bathed in blue and red LEDs, and surrounded by crops of butter lettuce and herbs. Located 40 miles outside Chicago, this is Green Sense Farms, the largest indoor vertical farm in …

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Vegetable Calendar

Summer Vegetables Tomato, Hot pepper, sweet pepper, Brinjal, Cucumber, Okra, Bottle Gourd, Sponge Gourd, Bitter Gourd, Tinda Gourd, Pumpkin, Arum, Potato, Mint, Turmeric, Ginger, Musk Melon, Water Melon, Sweet Potato & Groundnut are summer crops. The best time of sowing is spring (Feb, March) and they will produce till September, …

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Sustainable Agriculture

Agriculture is being practiced since civilization took its birth. With the passage of time people learned to better the methods of agriculture. In the olden days people took great care to maintain the basic support system on which his survival depended. And as long as this harmonious relation was maintained …

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Make a Wise Choice

“There’s so much pollution in the air now that if it weren’t for our lungs there’d be no place to put it all.” – Robert Orben In today’s modern world consumers are served with an amazingly wide range of choices than ever before with a stream of sophisticated and well …

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Environmental effects of Burial

Regular entombment is the interment of the group of a dead individual in the dirt in a way that does not restrain disintegration however permits the body to reuse characteristically. It is an option to other contemporary Western interment strategies. The body may be arranged without synthetic additives or disinfectants, …

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Ways to Protect Our Environment

Environmental degradation is one of the serious concerns that the world is grappling with. Global warming, which is due to green house effects is increasing at an alarming rate. The ocean levels are rising and plastic materials are all over. Industrial gases are also constantly being emitted into the environment. …

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Soil tillage

Soil tillage is a method of soil preparation for seedbed preparation, sowing or transplanting, and for crops’ growth. Types of soil tillage Conventional tillage The cultivation of the soil using plow, harrow and other farm tools or mechanical implements to prepare the field for crop production. Advantages Destroys pests’ shelters …

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Crop rotation

Crop rotation Crop rotation is one of the oldest and most effective cultural control strategies. It means the planned order of specific crops planted on the same field. It also means that the succeeding crop belongs to a different family than the previous one. The planned rotation may vary from …

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What Is a Thermometer Hygrometer?

A thermometer hygrometer is a device that is used to measure both the current air temperature and the relative humidity at a particular location. The temperature is typically measured in degrees Fahrenheit or Celsius, and the unit might show the indoor temperature, outdoor temperature, or both. Relative humidity refers to how saturated with water …

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