Insecticides / Pesticides Registered under section 9(3) of the Insecticides Act, 1968 for use in India

December 26, 2018

(As on 18/09/2018)    Source S.No. Name of the Pesticide 1. 2,4-D Amine salt 2. 2,4-Dichlorophenoxy Acetic Acid 3. Abamectin* 4. Acephate 5. Acetamiprid 6. Afidopyropen 7. Alachlor 8. Allethrin 9. Alphacypermethrin 10. Alphanaphthyl Acetic Acid 11. Aluminium Phosphide 12. Ametroctradin 13. Ametryn 14. Ampelomyces quisqualis 15. Anilophos 16. Atrazine 17. Aureofungin 18. Azadirachtin (Neem Products) […]

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LIST OF PESTICIDES WHICH ARE BANNED, REFUSED REGISTRATION AND RESTRICTED IN USE: INDIA

December 26, 2018

(As on 30th September, 2018) Source PESTICIDES / FORMULATIONS BANNED IN INDIA   A. Pesticides Banned for manufacture, import and use . 1. Aldicarb    (vide S.O. 682 (E) dated 17th July 2001) 2. Aldrin 3. Benzene Hexachloride 4. Benomyl (vide S.O 3951(E) dated 8th August, 2018) 5. Calcium Cyanide 6. Carbaryl (vide S.O 3951(E) dated […]

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PESTICIDES AND FORMULATIONS REGISTERED FOR USE IN THE COUNTRY UNDER THE INSECTICIDES ACT, 1968

December 26, 2018

Updated on 18.09.2018 Source S. No. Name of the Pesticides Formulation registered No. of formulation 1. 2 ,4-Dichlorophenoxy Acetic Acid (2,4-D Sodium Amine and Ester Salt a) 2, 4-D Sodium Salt used as Tech a.i. 80% w/w min. 1 b) 2,4-D Amine Salt 58% SL 22.5% SL 2 c) 2,4-D Ethyl Ester 38% EC, 4.5%  […]

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The passion of gardening from Europe to Asia

October 25, 2018

This is a first: France and China have formed a partnership around learning gardening in schools. With the 2015-2016 school year, 22,000 children from French-speaking schools in Beijing were introduced to the joys of growing flowers and vegetables, while at the same time, in France, the 17th edition of gardening in schools was getting ready. Beijing renews […]

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Svalbard: Noah’s ark of seeds

October 25, 2018

It may seem paradoxical to keep seeds in a safe frozen 1000 km from the North Pole. In this place where nothing grows, the seed bank of Svalbard, located in Norway, is mainly a “rescue bank”!  In situ and ex situ collections More than 1,500 gene banks store seeds or vegetative organs around the world. From the smallest to the largest, some […]

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Cucurbitaceae: a generous and colorful botanical family

October 11, 2018

Since the 90s, in France we associate the period of All Saints to Halloween, a party from across the Atlantic. On the evening of October 31, everything is good to be scared: skeletons, ghosts, witches, zombies … and grinning pumpkins! Squash and pumpkins are indeed kings in this season: their colors brighten market stalls, and pumpkin dug […]

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Grass Cultivation – Today, grass makes life easier!

October 11, 2018

What a pleasure to find, at the awakening of spring, its dense lawn in the garden … Modern grass varieties simplify our life: less weeding, less mowing, fewer holes in the lawn Grass to avoid weeding With the ban on the use of synthetic plant protection products from 2019, if you are a gardener you […]

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Quality protein maize for improving the nutritional status

September 26, 2018

ABCofAgri Publish Code: ABCAG269811A Maize (Zea mays L.) is the third major cereal crop in the world after wheat and rice and is used for both livestock feed and human consumption. Maize contribute 15% of the world’s protein and 19% of the calories derived from food cops. Pregnant women, lactating mothers, and young children are […]

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Are our foods rich enough in nutrients?

September 19, 2018

Rest assured: our food always contains, in sufficient quantity, the nutrients that our body needs! A short tour of the food components. Nutrient contents vary The components vary a lot from one species to another: between rapeseed and wheat seeds, for example, the former are much richer in fat components, the latter in starch.  And within the same […]

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Potatoes for all tastes and dishes

September 17, 2018

The potato remains the favourite vegetable of the French. Steamed, fried, fried, gratin Dauphinois, the potato is suitable for all types of cooking and recipes and it is a real concentrate of energy and vitamins.  The potato does not know the crisis Today, despite less consumption than 50 years ago, the potato remains a staple food […]

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Why do spaghetti not stick anymore?

September 17, 2018

Malaise in Italian kitchens … Our charming neighbors are no longer the only holders of art and how to master the cooking of pasta! Because this operation is now available to everyone, whether you are a talented cook or beginner. Decryption of this phenomenon. The evolution of industrial processes has allowed some advances such as the reduction […]

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Shallots: a research at the forefront … of taste

September 17, 2018

To raise the flavor of a fish or give a touch of originality to a green salad, what better than a finely chopped shallot? But gray shallot or pink shallot? Shallot “gardens” and shallots “fields” The gray shallot e is most appreciated by gourmets. It is grown mainly in vegetable gardens. It can be kept only a few weeks after […]

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Beet, a serious competitor for the cane

September 17, 2018

Sugar is systematically associated with cane, this plant widely cultivated in the tropical zones of our Globe. It is the world’s leading source of sugar production. But the sugar beet intends to exist on this market… A plant from home The sugar beet is characterized by a white flesh, as well as a conical and fleshy root. It […]

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Plants that quench

September 17, 2018

What is there in common between fruit and vegetable juices, vegetable milk, beer or distilled alcohol? Answer: These drinks come from plants before being more or less transformed.  Drinking is an imperative need. We use for nutritional and physiological reasons about two liters of water a day that we compensate with food and drink: water, fruit juice, […]

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