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10
Apr

Crop Calendar

A crop calendar is a picture of your rice growing season: crop production from the fallow, land preparation, crop establishment and maintenance through to harvest and storage. By using a crop calendar, farm activities are better planned, done at the right time and it is easier to organize labor and obtain inputs such as seed and fertilizer. Better planning will decrease input costs and increase yields.

To create a crop calendar, consider following st
10
Apr

Six Principles for Rice POPs

Principle 1: Rice Integrated Crop Management (ICM)
Rice growing should be seen as a complete production system and integrated management is essential as each single practice and output interacts with other practices and affects a range of outputs of management that ultimately combine to give the yield, grain quality and environmental sustainability.
 
Principle 2: Inputs, Outputs and Outcomes
Differentiating betw
09
May

Pheromone molecule of YSB


09
May

How pheromone technology differs from other insect pest management options

  • Biodegradable
  • Have no occurrence of resistance
  • Species specific
  • Environmentaly friendly
  • Cause no damage to other natural enemies (bio control agents)
  • Highly compatible with other eco friendly techniques
09
May

Use of pheromone

 How this technology differ from other management options?
·         Biodegradable
·         Have no occurrence of resistance
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24
Oct

Conservation agriculture


23
Oct

DRRH-3

 
29
Jul

‘Hand Operated Winnower’ Improved Rice Quality and Income


Mr. Dwan Khream is a small farmer of the Ri-Bhoi district in Meghalaya. Among other vegetable crops, he mainly grows rice on his 1.5 acre of land which falls under 50 per cent plain and 50 per cent sloppy categories- a prominent feature of the ‘hill farming’ in the NEH region. Despite good yield from paddy, Dwan did not make profit by selling it at nearby market as impurities mixed with rice due to tradi
19
Jul

Role of aromatic rice in the export earnings

India is one of the important countries in the world in export of rice. India's exports are expected to go up further during current financial year. Hence, Indian rice exports are set to reach second place in the world markets after Thailand edging out Vietnam in the process as per the report of the Food and Agricultural Organisation. Basmati export market is a lucrative area. Though India and Pakistan enjoy to have the maximum shares in this market, competitors from others countries are already
19
Jul

Status of rice production and its requirement by 2030

The rice is a staple food and continuous supply is to be maintained to the consumers. To ensure regular supply of the food grain proper steps are required to be taken in advance. If supply is not maintained uninterrupted than there are chances of a large number of human population drowning in perpetual hunger. About 1 billion households depend on rice cultivation for employment and their main source of livelihood. As the rice consuming population continues to grow, and the land and water resourc
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