Agriculture

Knowledge and Agriculture

Education, the cornerstone of a knowledge economy, is given a low priority in developing countries. This is because of the vested interests of powerful but corrupt parliamentarians who find it in thei
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Beauty Guide

Fruit Facial Mask

Cosmetic company are now using fruit acids (AHAI’s), vitamins (antioxidants) and enzymes in many beauty products but also include a large amount of synthetics which can actually be injurious to the sk
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Mosquito Repelling Plants

5 Easy to Grow Mosquito-Repelling Plants

Before reaching for the chemical sprays, try planting these easy-to-grow plants which have natural mosquito-repelling properties… As the outdoor season approaches, many homeowners and outdoor enthusi...
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Resource Conservation

Resource Conserving Agri-Technologies

Authors:  Habib Ullah, Dr. Ehsanullah and Dr. Shakeel Ahmad Anjum, Associated with Agro-biology lab, department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture Faisalabad. Pakistan is an agricultura...
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Nutrients Guide

Role of Potassium in Crop Yield

Potassium is vital to many plant processes. A review of its role involves under-standing the basic biochemical and physiological systems of plants. While K does not become a part of the chemical struc
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Food Guide

Upping your nutrition quota

If aesthetics aren’t a good enough reason to grow herbs, consider the fact that many herbs are good for you, too. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), a teaspoon of dill seed contai
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Food Guide

Why Organic Food?

The existence of an organic movement first became apparent to me in the late 1990s while living in California. Produce with organic labelling and farmers' markets touting all-organic foods began sprou
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