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Aonla or Indian Gooseberry: New Value Added Products

Aonla or Indian Gooseberry: New Value Added Products

Aonla or Indian Gooseberry (Emblica officinalis Gaertn.) belongs to family Euphorbiaceae. It is one of the important indigenous fruits of Indian subcontinent. The fruit has cooling, refrigerant, diuretic and laxative property hence used for treating chronic dysentery, bronchitis, diabetes, fever, diarrhoea, jaundice  & coughs etc. It is highly nutritive and one of the richest source of ascorbic…

Mungbean- Novel Drought Tolerant Genotype Identified In 2021

Mungbean- Novel Drought Tolerant Genotype Identified In 2021

Mungbean is excellent source of high quality protein and mineral. The seeds have high (28%) protein that is easily digestible, are easy to cook and lack flatulence factors in contrast to other legumes. The legume provides a cash crop for farmers with its stable, high market price and demand across Asia.  The mung cultivation is…

Impact of COVID 19 in Agriculture sector in India

Impact of COVID 19 in Agriculture sector in India

Agriculture is the backbone of any economy and so is true for Indian economy too. It is the primary sector which generates employment and majority of the Indian population, is involved in this sector.  The Indian economy has got a huge hit from the corona virus pandemic and resultant lockdowns. Like all other industries, India’s agriculture…

Future of Agriculture – New Trends in Agriculture 2021

Future of Agriculture – New Trends in Agriculture 2021

As per estimates by the United Nations, by 2050 approximately 9.5 billion people will inhabit the world. How can all these people be fed, given that the amount of farmland available per capita is decreasing day by day? To address this pressing issue, agriculture requires new approaches, which can not only increase productivity but also…

Stepping-up Agriculture Through AI (Artificial Intelligence)

Stepping-up Agriculture Through AI (Artificial Intelligence)

AI is redefining the traditional pattern of agriculture. The future of AI in agriculture is way ahead in offering with advanced approaches.

Impact of Global Warming and Climate Change On Agriculture

Impact of Global Warming and Climate Change On Agriculture

As our climate continues to heat up and the impacts of that warming grow more frequently and severely, the farming communities around the world will be increasingly challenged.

Wasteland Management through Silvi-pastoral System

Wasteland Management through Silvi-pastoral System

Silvipastoral system is an integrated approach to sustainable land use management by planting of multipurpose trees with grasses and/ or legumes and their utilization followed by in situ grazing by livestock.

Do we really need a private extension system in agriculture?

Do we really need a private extension system in agriculture?

The farmers these days need instant information which can hardly be met by the present system extension. To overcome this problem the concept of privatizing extension has been thought off.

Vertical Farming: The Next Generation Farming

Vertical Farming: The Next Generation Farming

In vertical farms crops are accrued in stacked layers in a tower like structure with the perfect light level in the room through an ideal combination of natural and artificial lights.

Myths & Reality About Genetically Modified (GMO) Crops

Myths & Reality About Genetically Modified (GMO) Crops

Genes are located in chromosomes, usually called as units of inheritance and that are passed from one generation to the next and provide instructions for growth and development of the organism. A gene is a sequence of DNA that contains information that governs a particular characteristic/trait. Crops that are developed through genetic modification are referred…

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