Agricultural Amenities

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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FRUITS & VEGETABLES – VARIETIES & THEIR IMPORTING COUNTRIES

July 9, 2012
By Krishiworld

Crop Leading Areas Leading Varities Importing Countries CHILLIES Solapur,pune,Ahmednagar, Dhule, Jalgaon Pant c1, Jwala, Musalwadi, Dondaicha Middle East SIMLA MIRCH Pune, Sangli BRINGAL All MS except Raigadh & Sindhdurg Mahyco hybrid 1 & 10, Vaishali, Mangirigota, Kadchi(sangli), American purple, Black long, dorli Middle east TOMATO Ahmednagar, Pune, Satara, Nasik Pusa navin, vaishali, Rupali, Namdhari...

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Sericulture industry and its potential in India [Part 3]

July 6, 2012
By Krishiworld
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MULBERRY SILK The systematic cultivation of mulberry, the food plant of Bombyx mori, is the first step in the production of mulberry silk. The total area under mulberry in India is 1,20,567 hectares, of which only 28,781 hectares is irrigated Whereas, mulberry is raised as a bush plantation in Karnataka & West Bengal, it...

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Sericulture industry and its potential in India [Part 2]

July 5, 2012
By Krishiworld
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BACKGROUND OF THE INDUSTRY In developing countries, e.g.India, agriculture and agro-based industries play a vital role in the improvement of rural economy. The limited availability of land, the limited cash returns, and agriculture being confined to one or two seasons in the year, have made villages to look for supporting rural industries, such as sericulture....

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Sericulture industry and its potential in India [Part 1]

July 4, 2012
By Krishiworld
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SERICULTURE INDUSTRY AND ITS POTENTIAL IN INDIA SERICULTURE, the technique of silk production, is an agro-industry, playing an eminent role in the rural economy of India. Silk-fibre is a protein produced from the silk-glands of silkworms. The annual production of silk in the world is estimated at 45,000 tonnes of which Japan and China...

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Agricultural Marketing & Storege [Part 2]

June 27, 2012
By Krishiworld
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MARKETING IMPROVEMENTS India being a primary producing country, agriculture plays a vital role, both as an essential infrastructure and a development component in generating and sustaining a higher national income. Out of a natonal income of about Rs 38,921 crores in 1972-73 as much as Rs 17,500 crores or about 44.9% is contributed by...

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Agricultural Marketing & Storege

June 26, 2012
By Krishiworld
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Agricultural marketing involves in its simplest form the buying and selling of agricultural produce. In olden days when the village economy was more or less self-sufficient the marketing of agricultural produce presented no difficulty as the farmer sold his produce to the consumer on a cash or barter basis. Marketing functions. In modern marketing...

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Agricultural Legislation

June 25, 2012
By Krishiworld
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Tenancy reforms. Ceiling on land holdings. The laws relating to . Abolition of the intermediaries. The intermediary system included various types of interests between the state and the actual cultivator. It varied from the absolute owner of the land that was the Zamindar in Bengal and other permanently settled areas to the land holder, having a grant...

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Agricultural Engineering [Part 2]

June 22, 2012
By Krishiworld
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The other most important development has been in the field of industry which has so far half a dozen factories for manufacturing tractors, 3 or 4 for power tillers, and several for oil engines and electrically driven pumpimg sets. Some of these are being assisted by the Industrial Finance Corporation of India. These helped to...

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Agricultural Engineering [Part 1]

June 21, 2012
By Krishiworld
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Although agricultural engineering is a fairly new subject, its effect is being felt in India increasingly. In recent years it has contributed to agricultural production in the country both directly and indirectly. The number of modern machines used in agriculture is a fairly good index of the progress made during the four 5 year...

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