agriculture

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Agriculture

The science of taming the land to grow crops and raise animals for food, clothing or other products.

agriculture

the cultivation of the soil for any aspect of farming or horticulture.
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According to sources, some companies were constantly in touch with two RSS organisations -- Swadeshi Jagran Manch and Bharatiya Kisan Sangh -- to persuade them to permit trials on GM food crops.
Cover crops susceptible to diseases, herbaceous insects or nematodes could serve as vectors if grown beside or followed by food crops with the same susceptibilities.
Two of the most widely used nanoparticles (NPs) accumulate in soybeans--second only to corn as a key food crop in the U.
Campaigners argue that biofuels are a major driver of world hunger because food crops are being turned into fuel and biofuel crops are being grown on land that should be used to grow food.
This study clearly delineates areas where yields for important food crops are stagnating, declining or never improved, as well as areas where yields are still rapidly improving,' said Deepak Ray of the University of Minnesota, who led the research.
9 ( ANI ): Members of the Socialist Unity Centre of India (SUCI) protested outside the governor's residence in Kolkata on Friday against the government's decision to announce use of synthetic bags for the packaging of food crops.
Using a scythe or sickle, you can cut cover crops that produce a lot of biomass--hairy vetch, rye, and sorghum-sudangrass hybrids--and lay them out as mulches in an adjacent bed that's planted with food crops.
He said committees had been formed in each districts to convince farmers to switch to food crops instead of poppy.
For the purpose of this study the three major food crops, wheat, rice and maize have been depicted.
Last year, around 1,300 lebnas (57,200 square meters) in the center of the same district were cleaned totally from qat plantations to be replaced with food crops.
The paper investigates the status and pattern of growth in production, area and yield of food crops including wheat, rice and maize, and animal products such as milk and meat.