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Author: Kamaldeep Burra

How to apply fertilizers?

January 22, 2018

How to apply fertilisers? A wide range of fertilisers is available for use in agriculture for increasing the crop production and productivity from the farm lands. The different range of fertilisers i.e. bulky or organic manures is to be applied in such a proper and efficient manner so that most of the micronutrients & macronutrients […]

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CONTROLS OF INSECT PESTS

January 22, 2018

WHY TO CONTROL INSECT PESTS? Insect pests are controlled in a sense as they are posing the danger to human, nature & economy. Insect pests are posing many threats to crops which meant in qualitative & quantitative losses of crops. If insect pests are not controlled effectively than it will be very difficult for the […]

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Invest in Youth to Invest in Farming to Invest in Future

January 22, 2018

Taking cognisance of the fact that agriculture, and in general rural area, is under distress, the budget 2017-18 allocated ₹35,984 crores, the highest amount so far, for agriculture and farmers’ welfare. With this, the government intends to address issues of optimal utilisation of water resources, create a new infrastructure for irrigation, conserve soil fertility with […]

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GREEN MANURING

January 22, 2018

WHAT IS GREEN MANURING? Green manuring is defined as the growing of green manure crops & then turning off these crops directly in the field by ploughing the field so as to make the field richer in nitrogen which is the most deficient nutrient of the soil. Green manuring crops help in improving the structure […]

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Green House Effect

GREEN HOUSE EFFECT

January 22, 2018

WHAT IS GREENHOUSE EFFECT? The greenhouse effect is the process by which the earth atmosphere is heated by the absorption of thermal radiations by different greenhouse gases  & they do not reflect it back into space but reradiate it in the different directions in the atmosphere. Simply it means the absorption of thermal energy coming […]

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FLOWERING SHRUBS

January 19, 2018

WHAT ARE FLOWERING SHRUBS? Flowering shrubs are the shrubs which are cultivated or grown for the flowers so as to add the beauty & to increase the aesthetic value of landscapes. Flowering shrubs are also the shrubs which produce beautiful flowers in different seasons of the year. These shrubs are cultivated or grown mainly because […]

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Air Pollution

January 19, 2018

WHAT IS AIR POLLUTION? Air pollution is the contamination of the atmosphere with the different harmful pollutant gases & chemical or biological agents which arise the problem for the breathing of species living on earth. It can be defined as the contamination of air present in the atmosphere with the different poisonous gases & pollutants […]

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Honey Bee

January 19, 2018

Honey Bee Insect Order: Hymenoptera There are about 20,000 kinds of honey bees. Out of them 3 families, i.e. Bombidae, Meliponidae, and Apidae produce honey. Apidae is the main honey producing family. Four species of Honeybee are: Apis carana Fabricius Apis dorsata Fabricius Apis florea Fabricus Apis mellifera Linnaeus   Apis carana Fabricius This honey bee makes parallel combs on […]

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Slow release fertilizers

January 19, 2018

What are slow release fertilizers? Slow release fertilisers are the pellets of fertilizers which are released slowly on the basis of microbial activity and remain in the soil for a longer period of time. The activity of microbes is based completely on the soil temperature. Some other common definitions of slow release fertilizers are: Slow […]

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INTEGRATED WEED MANAGEMENT

January 19, 2018

WHAT IS INTEGRATED WEED MANAGEMENT (IWM)  Integrated weed management is defined as the combined use of all the methods of weed control i.e. cultural, physical, chemical and biological methods in such a balanced way so that there is no harmful effect of weed control practices on nature and side by side weeds are controlled and […]

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WEED MANAGEMENT

January 19, 2018

What is Weed Management? Weed management is defined as the management and control of weeds in such an integrated way so that their harmful and determinantal effects can be cured on crop plants and livestock before reaching the plants reach maturity. It is an approach in which weed prevention and weed control have a companion […]

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