We were told beautiful salads…

September 14, 2018

Kinky, stubborn, headed, white … An evocative and poetic vocabulary for one of the most common vegetables on our table: salad! At the 9th edition of the Days of biodiversity organized by the Gnis the unknown biodiversity of the lettuce was honored, through observation plots presented by Richard FOURNAGE (HM Clause) followed by a tasting! A long selection […]

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ICT Revolution in Indian Farming System

September 14, 2018

“Information and Communication Technology” is big revolution in Indian farming community regarding the information about Agriculture production and market linkages between farmer and Mandis. It is great initiative which has been taken by the government of India. In 2013 the revenue of the Indian ICT sector was valued at US$ 108 billion and it is […]

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The Camargue feeds us with rice

September 14, 2018

Eat more complex sugars and fewer simple sugars! This is the advice that comes in the mouths of all health professionals. But in which category is rice placed? This cereal contains starch, and therefore complex sugars. It should therefore eat very regularly, because its satiating power avoids snacking. In parallel with this appetite suppressant, rice has many other health benefits […]

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Field barley with a mug

September 14, 2018

Short walk in June. At the edge of the road, a field as far as the eye can see, uniform, very uniform … Not a plant higher than its neighbor, not a lighter or less leafy. Is it for the sake of aesthetics and nostalgia for French gardens that this field is thus maintained? Well no. Because to look […]

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The good leaves of spinach

September 14, 2018

Spinach has not left our plates since the reign of Catherine de Medici, fond of “the grass of Persia.” Spinach varieties grown today in our latitudes all come down from the “big spinach”, obtained by plant breeding in the middle of the 17th century. The “spinach” plant was named in 1753 by the inevitable Swedish naturalist […]

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Winter radishes enchant our plates

September 14, 2018

No longer having a radish is a very uncomfortable situation, but not having planned radish for the winter in the kitchen garden is a shame too. Indeed, radishes are vegetables of great dietary value, and very easy to grow. We are not talking here about small radishes every month, with the fine pink and white skin (or […]

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And if we cooked vegetable steaks?

September 14, 2018

The craze for vegetable steaks reflects a desire to eat healthier while preserving the planet and animal welfare. With soy, peas or cereals, many processors and distributors now offer these products that are now in different forms: patties, steaks, sliced … Is it the end of meat consumption? Advanced research for these new products Like Téréos, […]

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What is the taste of vegetables?

September 14, 2018

” It was better before ! The vegetables had more taste. We often think so, convinced by our memories or by an inclination to magnify the past. But looking closer, was the food once so much better?  Take what nature gives us … … yes, but without domestication , no food. The wild ancestors of our carrots, lettuce, radishes, eggplants and […]

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The FADING Miracle of Madhya Pradesh – Soybean

September 13, 2018

ABCofAgri Publish code: IN139811A INTRODUCTION Soybean is an important leguminous crop also known as the “Miracle crop”. Soybean originated in South East Asia and was domesticated by the farmers of China around 1100 BC. Although it belongs to leguminosae family, soybean is not used as a pulse but finds its use as an oilseed. Soybean […]

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How to prevent PLANTS from getting SICK?

September 13, 2018

Have you ever found brown spots hidden inside a leaf? Black spots in a potato? These are diseases caused by fungi or viruses: like any living thing, plants get sick. Their diseases affect the quality of harvested products and yield. For farmers, gardeners or gardeners, one of the solutions to prevent these diseases is to choose naturally resistant varieties. […]

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The bindweeds

August 12, 2018

The bindweed, this old gardener’s traveling companion – who does not have one in his garden? A voluble climbing plant, particularly resistant and invasive, this convolvulace with pretty white or pink flowers has for primary biotope the alluvial valleys congested with nutrients. The cultivated land, our gardens, but also the roadsides and the wastelands suit him perfectly! In France, […]

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My first balcony kitchen garden

August 12, 2018

By dint of seeing pretty images of generous vegetable gardens in very small spaces on Pinterest or Instagram , you say you perhaps: “And if I did my first kitchen garden balcony? It does not seem so complicated after all. “ We have bad news and a good one! The bad: if we made a ratio ( effort of installation and maintenance) / ( generosity of […]

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If I were a plant…

August 12, 2018

”  If I were a plant, I would not want to be one of those plants that have too much to do with man. No oats, no wheat, no barley, without being able to get out of it, in a field in good standing – and one does not even leave corn to their corn for their […]

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Water in the garden – or how to water?

August 12, 2018

The quality of a plant’s water supply is paramount: many of the problems gardeners face are actually related to poor hydration. Water well , it is first to know the origin of the plant that is watered, and the rain regime that it prefers. We do not water radishes and a cactus in the same way! By simulating the frequency and intensity of the […]

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Planter of wild flowers

August 12, 2018

A little bit fed up with multicolored thoughts or geraniums in your planters ? And if we put a little savagery in all this? Wild flowers that grow along the roadsides, weeds that happen and ask for a piece of soil, beautiful flowers, sometimes medicinal , often honey are waiting for you! Just observe, collect some seeds at the right time , and hop – it changes […]

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