fresh Tilapia in floating basket
Pisciculture, also known as fish farming includes breeding fish commercially in tanks or enclosures such as fish ponds, usually for food. The most important fish species produced in fish farming are carp, tilapia, salmon, and catfish.
Advantages of Pisciculture
The aquaculture industry has created numerous jobs for people who reside in impoverished...
Before growing a crop, the soil in which it is to be grown is prepared by ploughing, levelling, and manuring. Ploughing is the process of loosening and digging of soil using a plough. This helps in proper aeration of the soil. After ploughing, the soil is distributed evenly and levelled in the process called levelling. The soil is then manured.
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What is vermiculture?
Vermiculture, also known as worm farming is the cultivation of earthworms, especially to use them to turn organic waste into fertilizer.
Benefits of vermiculture:
▪Worm casting is an organic form of highly concentrated, nutrient-packed fertilizer produced from earthworms, that you can use for your garden and house plants....
Written by: Mégane Sinnapen
Agriculture contributes economic development by providing food and raw material to non-agricultural sectors of the economy Agriculture creates demand for goods produced in non-agricultural sectors, by the rural people. Agricultural sector plays a strategic role in the process of economic development of a country. It has already made an important contribution to...
Written by: Sophia Anseline
is in the large Asteraceae plant family (which is also called the
sunflower or daisy family). The Asteraceae is the second largest
family in its Division with some 1,100 genera and over 20,000
recognized species. Two common and well known North American
medicinal plant species in the family are boneset (Eupatorium
Smart farming is a control concept centred on providing the agricultural industry with the infrastructure to leverage advanced technology. Smart farming is growing in importance due to the combination of the expanding global population, the increasing demand for higher crop yield, the need to use natural resources efficiently, the rising use and sophistication of information and...
Written by: Maria-Cristina Oogur
What is Moringa?
The moringa is a genus of East
Indian and African trees constituting the family Moringaceae and
having pinnate leaves and irregular flowers with 10 stamens and a
3-valved capsular fruit.
History of Moringa
The history of the Moringa
tree begins on the Indian subcontinent around 2000 BCE. It was used
is a flavouring derived from orchids of the genus Vanilla, primarily
obtained from pods of the Mexican species. Pollination is needed to
make the plants produce the fruit from which the vanilla essence is
History of Vanilla plant
In 1837, Belgian
François Antoine Morren discovered this fact and learned a
method of artificially...