Maximizing profits from the farm business using Farm Management [Part 1]

June 15, 2012
By Krishiworld
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Farm management deals with the organisation & operation of a farm with the objective of maximizing profits from the farm business on a continuing basis. The farmer needs to adjust his farm organisation from year to year to keep abreast of changes in methods, price variability & resources available to him. Thus farm management...

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Land Utilization

June 14, 2012
By Krishiworld
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The pattern of land-use of a country at any particular time is determined by the physical, economic & institutional framework taken together. In other words, the existing land-use pattern in different regions in India has been evolved as the result of the action & interaction of various factors, such as the physical characteristics of...

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Nematodes – a destructive for crops

June 14, 2012
By Krishiworld
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Nematodes has the potential of creating wholesale destruction of crops, especially those grown in regions of wide weather fluctuation. In fact, these plant pests sometimes limit the kinds & varieties of crops that can be grown. The damage they cause may sometimes by mistaken for that caused by unfavorable weather. Epidemics may destroy crops...

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How changes in weather affects Crops

June 12, 2012
By Krishiworld
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Plant growth and development are primarily governed by the environmental conditions of the soil & climate.The success or failure of farming is intimately related to the prevailing weather conditions. The modification of weather,except on a very limited scale, is yet in the realm of experimentation.It is, nevertheless, possible to optimise farm production by adjusting...

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Integration of plant disease management practices

June 12, 2012
By Krishiworld
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The four basic requirements for management of plant diseases are clean & healthy seeds, clean field or pathogen free soil, prevention of entry of and infection by a pathogen in a standing crop & precautions during harvesting & storage of the produce. An ideal schedule for controlling a disease is to integrate measures covering...

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Mushroom, Types Of Cultivation

June 11, 2012
By Krishiworld
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Types Suitable for cultivation At present 3 mushrooms are being cultivated in India. These are : the white mushroom (Agaricus bisporus), the paddy-straw mushroom (Volvariella vovvacea) and the oyster mushroom (Pleurotus sajor-caju). Of these, A. bisporus is the most popular and economically sound to grow and is extensively cultivated throughout the world. However, due...

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