The Growing Importance of Farmer Producer Organizations in The Agriculture Sector

As per a study by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), smallholder farmers generate about one-third of the world’s food. The contributions of smallholders to the global food supply vary greatly by nation, reaching as high as 80% in China and as low as 1% in Brazil and Nigeria. Of the […]

Magnetic Nanoparticles : An Exciting And Fresh Frontier In Agriculture

Agriculture now has an exciting and fresh frontier with the advent of nanotechnology – especially nanoparticles with magnetic properties. Magnetic nanomaterials have found its application in biochemical engineering, magnetic resonance imaging, magnetic nanoparticle imaging, data management, environmental remediation, and agricultural technology. WHAT ARE MAGNETIC NANOPARTICLES (MNPs)? Nanotechnology is the study of things with a diameter […]

Hybrid rice complements weather conditions of India

Rice is a staple food for more than half of the global population and India is the second-biggest consumer after China. Rice cultivation in India occurs mostly under rainfed conditions, which makes the crop highly vulnerable to unpredictable weather conditions. The inadequate amount of water available for farming, infrequent power supply and high crop input […]

Why Biodiversity is important in the current state of Indian agriculture

Humans have used a rich diversity of wild species and evolving topographies to facilitate agriculture since the earliest instances of plant and animal domestication. The variety and variability of all life forms on Earth, as well as the interconnected ecological processes, are referred to as biodiversity. Because of the vast diversity of life on earth, […]

Seed bank and its importance

The extinction of many plant species as a result of natural and man-made factors is well known and poses a severe threat to our world. Two out of every five plant species on the planet are endangered. In order to ensure that our future is as ecologically rich as today, we must think of saving […]