Monthly Archives: February 2013

FORAGE CROPS

February 28, 2013
By Krishiworld
green_manure

Fodders grow vegetatively and hence require frequent irrigations for maximum growth. The optimum moisture range is from field capacity to about 75 per cent of the availability. Berseem. It is well suited to the regions in the north and require about 20 irrigations during its growth at intervals of about 20 days during December...

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Rainfall Pattern and Distribution

February 8, 2013
By Krishiworld
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A considerable portion of the Indian subcontinent belongs to the subtropical zone. However, the region as a whole shares the characteristics of a tropical climate. Literally, the word ‘monsoon‘ means a wind system which undergoes a seasonal 180 degree reversal of direction. Many regions of the world experience the monsoon. In India, however, two...

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Medicinal and Aromatic Plants

February 1, 2013
By Krishiworld
Medicinal and Aromatic Plants

Medicinal and Aromatic Plants FOXGLOVE ( Digitals lanata Enrh ). An exotic biennial herb, cultivated mainly in central and southern Europe for leaves which contain glycosides used for heart stimulation. India imports a major parts of its requirements of this drugs. The crop perfers silty-loam to clayey-loam soils, rich in organic matter and temperate...

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