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Pollinator decline threatens global agriculture – Bee

May 16, 2018

As the 2018 agriculture fair opens and the agricultural world is confronted with multiple crises, let us remember that two years ago, researchers gathered in IBPES presented the results of a a large study showing the dependence of global agriculture on pollinators. The report also explained that these species are clearly in decline and that their […]

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Pesticide waste management in Quebec

May 16, 2018

Pesticide wastes consist of all or a portion of pesticides and materials contaminated with pesticides. This definition includes rinsing water (from rinsing empty containers and sprays), expired or withdrawn concentrate, empty containers, remaining slurry, spill residue and contaminated soil. There are two types of waste; household waste generated by the personal use of Class 4 and Class […]

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What is a Pesticide?

May 16, 2018

Definition and composition of a pesticide In general, a pesticide is generally defined as a product designed to destroy organisms that are considered undesirable or harmful. The products on the market contain one or more active ingredients and formulants. Active ingredient or active ingredient: a component of a pesticide to which the intended effects are attributed. The common […]

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Daily protein requirements: Do you consume enough?

May 10, 2018

Proteins help to develop and maintain muscles, give energy and cut hunger. Here’s how much you should eat each day. Do you eat enough protein? The proteins are essential to a healthy diet. They contribute to the growth and repair of the tissues of the skin, bones, eyes, and, mainly, those of the muscles. In addition, they also strengthen the immune […]

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Paise of the Potato!

April 24, 2018

 Over the years, the humble potato has gained a bad reputation. Here is what will help change the opinion you have of this tuber, much healthier than you might think. In addition to being cheap, the potato is low in fat and high in fiber and protein . In addition, an average tuber provides about half of the recommended […]

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Minimum Support Price

April 4, 2018

Minimum Support Price (MSP) is the price fixed by the Government of India for some of the listed agricultural crops in the market. It is a kind of market intervention to insure the farmers against any sharp fall in crop prices during bumper crop production. Minimum Support Prices are announced by the Cabinet Committee of […]

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Justified use and precautions of pesticide chemicals

March 22, 2018

Due to the nature of pesticides being poisonous, the risk of having bad effects on the health of the farmers, farm laborers and people during their use remains. The balanced and inappropriate quantity of insecticides has adverse effects on the environmental components. Therefore, Pesticides / Kitnashankas should use the advice of agricultural scientists. But many […]

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Effects of Parthenium hysterophorus (Carrot grass) weed

February 15, 2018

A recent result from research work being done on the continuum of parathainium (carrot grass) came out that a weed nut called Parthanium is not only affecting the health of the human or animal, but its impact is on pulses. Parthanium, able to grow with every season and every crop, has started influencing the process […]

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INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT

January 23, 2018

WHAT IS INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT? Integrated pest management or IPM is defined as the use of all the methods of pest control, for example, cultural, physical, chemical & biological methods in such an integrated way so that the risks of investment, health & environment got reduced. IPM can also be defined as the comprehensive & […]

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PROBLEMS CREATED BY POLLUTION

January 23, 2018

The contamination of the environment & its resources by the pollutants such as gases, poisonous chemicals, particulate matter & different heavy metals is known as the pollution. Pollution is defined as the contamination of the environment & atmosphere of earth which have many harmful or poisonous effects on earth & its ecosystems i.e. environment & […]

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POLLUTION

January 23, 2018

WHAT IS POLLUTION? Pollution is defined as the contamination of the environment & atmosphere of the earth which have many harmful or poisonous effects on earth i.e. environment & atmosphere get depleted. Pollution is also an agent of causing the different adverse changes in the environment & atmosphere of earth. Pollution can also be known […]

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PRE EMERGENT WEED CONTROL

January 23, 2018

Pre emergent weed control is defined as the control of weeds before of the emergence of crop plants into the crop fields. These are the weed control measures which are applied before the emergence of the yield providing produces in the farming areas. These methods of weed control are applied before the coming out of […]

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EFFECTS OF ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION

January 22, 2018

EFFECTS OF ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION The pollution of the environment & its natural resources such as water, air or land with different pollutants is known as environmental pollution. The biggest & main harmful effect of pollution is on the environment as it breaks up the environment & also the different ecosystems present in it. Environmental pollution […]

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Air Pollution

January 21, 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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Banned Pesticides in India

January 17, 2018

DO YOU KNOW!! BANNING OF PESTICIDES ORDER, 2016 According to The Gazette of India No. 3084J dated 28th December 2016, use of these pesticides are banned in India. Benomyl (i)The registration, import and manufacture is prohibited henceforth and its use is completely banned w.e.f. 1 st January, 2018. (ii) A cautionary statement has to be […]

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