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PLASSEY BORER – INTERNODE BORER

January 29, 2014
By Krishiworld

PLASSEY BORER Plassey borer, Chilo tumidicostalis Hmpsn., is an important, though sporadic, pest of sugarcane in some areas of West Bengal, Bihar and Assam. The incidence of this borer in a field can be easily spotted by the presence of dry crown of leaves on the infested canes. The injury due to borer in...

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PROTECTION OF GRASSLAND OR CLOSURE TO GRAZING

January 28, 2014
By Krishiworld

The condition survey of the natural grasslands should be conducted to assess the botanical composition and the overall percentage of grasses present in them. Depending upon the physical statistics, decisions regarding the protection against uncontrolled grazing or complete renovation through reseeding can be taken if it is felt that the desired grasses are not...

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System Of Fodder Production

January 27, 2014
By Krishiworld

System Of Fodder Production : India is basically an agricultural country and about 70 per cent of its people live in villages. Their livelihood is dependent mainly on agriculture and animal husbandry. Though India has a huge livestock population of over 343 millions, besides poultry, yet the production of milk and other livestock products...

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SOIL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

April 3, 2013
By Krishiworld
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Successful farming does not merely depend upon the knowledge of physical, chemical and biological properties of the soil. it concerns both soil and soil management. The most important consideration is the correct application of the relationship between the soil and the crops to be grown. Although the problems of soil management vary according to...

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FORAGE CROPS

February 28, 2013
By Krishiworld
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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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WATER MANAGEMENT

January 28, 2013
By Krishiworld
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Water is one of the most important inputs essential for the production of crops. Plants need it continuously during their life and in huge quantities. It profoundly influences photosynthesis, respiration, absorption, translocation and utilization of mineral nutrients, and cell division besides some other processes. Both its shortage and excess affects the growth and development...

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AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS AND MACHINERY

January 24, 2013
By Krishiworld
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The beginning of mechanisation of Indian agriculture was made by the use of improved hand tools and improved bullock-drawn implements. Particular stress was laid on these items during the first 3 Five year plans and slowly more sophisticated implements were introduced. These included power-driven threshers, tractors and the combine harvestors. Quite a variety of...

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SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF IRRIGATION

January 23, 2013
By Krishiworld
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The design, the equipment and the technique of replenishing the soil-water deficit by applying irrigation water is referred to as “irrigation system”. The system adopted for irrigation must ensure a uniform distribution of water in the root-zone of a crop and high efficiency of water application i.e. the ratio of water stored in the...

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