Dr. Sangeeta Soi

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How to Control the Pink Bollworm in Cotton Crop?

Pink bollworm (Pectinophora gossypiella; Spanish: lagarta rosada) is an insect known for being a pest in cotton farming. The adult is a small, thin, gray moth with fringed wings. T…

International Yoga Day Celebrations at IARI, Delhi

International Yoga Day is being celebrated annually on 21st June since its inception in 2015. Today Sh. Kailash Choudhary, State Agriculture Minister, Government of India headed th…

What are Warts: Know its Types, Causes & Treatments

Warts are skin growths or a rough texture that can appear anywhere on the body. It can look like a solid blister or a small cauliflower that are caused by the human papillomavirus…

Soil Testing: Purpose of Doing Soil Analysis & How to Do It?

Soil analysis could be a set of varied chemical processes that verify the number of accessible plant nutrients within the soil, however conjointly the chemical, physical and biolog…

Horses in Agriculture Replacing Tractors and Early Domestication

Humans domesticated the horse about 5,500 years ago. Since then, humans have partnered with horses for food and transportation throughout history. However in the past, humans have…

All About Buffalo Farming; Different Breeds and their Details

Buffalo farming is an important occupation for many people in the Indian subcontinent. There are at least 130 million domestic buffaloes all over the world and more than 95.8 perce…

Sowing of Kharif Crops Delayed by Weak Monsoon; Drought Expected

Weather officials have said that the monsoon, which has entered a prolonged lull phase, might revive by next week. So far, rainfall has been almost 42 per cent less than normal ac…

Date Extended to Apply in B.F.Sc., B. Tech. (Biotech) & B. Tech. (Dairy Tech) at GADVASU

Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU) has extended the date for applying in degree programs in B.F.Sc., B. Tech. (Biotechnology) and B.Tech. (Dairy Tec…

Pig farming: An insight to details and laws of industry under animal husbandry

The place where the rearing of pigs takes place is called Intensive piggeries. They are generally large warehouse-like buildings or barns with little exposure to sunlight or the ou…

Sericulture- An introduction to Silk cultivation and production in India along with its policy initiatives

Sericulture is an agro-based industry. It involves rearing of silkworms for the production of raw silk, which is the yarn obtained out of cocoons spun by certain species of insects…

Canine Nutrition, Tuberculosis, Development of Biomaterials for Root Canal Treatment & Crown therapy in dogs

Dr SK Uppal Dean, Post Graduate Studies and Programme coordinator, GADVASU, Punjab said, “In near future apart from advanced clinical care, the facility for parentage determination…

Pusa Bhindi-5: New Bhindi Yellow Vein Mosaic Virus (YVMV) Resistant Variety of Okra

Okra (Abelmoschusesculentus L. (Moench) 2n=2x=130) belongs to Malvaceae family. It is an important fruit vegetable grown throughout the tropics and warmer parts of the temperate zo…

World Day against Child Labour 2019 focus Children Shouldn’t Work in Fields but on Dreams

World Day against Child Labour is celebrated every year on 12th June. It was launched in 2002 by International Labour Organization (ILO). Its aim is to “focus attention on the glob…

How to Start Mushroom Farming Business?

Mushroom is important not only from nutritional and medicinal point of view but for export also. It requires little space or land and hence it is of great importance for landless a…

Alert!! Cyclone Named 'Vayu', 300 Km from Maharashtra Coast Arriving Tomorrow

Early warning by Maharashtra government has been released stating that Cyclone is heading towards Mumbai coast. It is just 300 Km from the west coast. As predicted by Skymet We…

Kerala Receives Good Amount of Rainfall after the Arrival of Monsoon

India Meteorological Department's Director General-designate Mrutyunjay Mohapatra told news agency PTI that "Monsoon has made an onset over Kerala ". Several parts of Kerala h…

The National Education Policy 2019

India aspires to take its place beside the United States and China as the third largest economy by 2030-2032, the same period during which the Education Policy will bring about the…

Meet the Techie Turned Farmers of India

Many young professionals across the country take up farming as their regular job after ditching regular pay checks and AC offices for the rigours and uncertainties of sustainable f…

FSSAI Celebrates the First Ever ‘World Food Safety Day’ in New Delhi Today

The motto behind is 'If it is not safe, it is not food.’ The first-ever “World Food Safety Day” adopted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations was cele…

What are Microgreens and their Potential Health Benefits?

Microgreens are a vegetable green, harvested after the Cotyledon leaves have developed, not to be confused with sprouts or shoots that are used both as a visual and flavor componen…

8 New Varieties of Seeds for Farmers in Telangana

Professor Jayashankar, Telangana Agriculture University has (PJTAU) has prepared 8 new varieties of seeds which can be used by farmers this month. These include three new varieties…

Xth Annual Group Meeting of All India Network Research Project on Onion & Garlic at IARI

Division of Vegetable Science, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi in collaboration with ICAR-DOGR; Pune has organized the Xth Annual Group Meeting of All India Network Research Project on Onion…

Bayer's New Product Launch will Improve Sales and Profits; Cut Cost by 80 Percent

"India's agriculture economy stressed, banks on new products", said Bayer. Due to a weak Rabi season Bayer CropScience, a Biotechnology major is banking on new a business model fo…

TNAU V-C Bestowed With 'Lifetime Recognition Award' by the Confederation of Horticulture Association of India

'Lifetime Recognition Award' by the Confederation of Horticulture Association of India was given to Professor N. Kumar, Vice-Chancellor of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University on 28t…

Coconut Insurance Scheme Will Take Time to Get Accepted

V.Veerasenan, President, Nasuvini Riverbed Dam Farmers Development Association, Ponnavaroyankottai near Pattukottai, reasoned that the compensation offered under the coconut insura…

Mango and Jackfruit Diversity Fair Starts in Bengaluru

Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR) in Bengaluru is organizing a two day Mango & Jackfruit Diversity Fair -2019 on May 28th and 29th at the IIHR campus in Hesaraghatt…

Pest that Attacks Mustard Crop Comes from the Himalayas

According to a new study, persistent pests of mustard plants in the Gangetic plain come raiding all the way from the Himalayas. A team of researchers from the Kolkata-based Bose In…

Celebration of 26th Birth anniversary of Dr. B.P.Pal by lecture of PadmaShree Dr.A.K.Sood at B.P.Pal Auditorium, I.A.R.I.

May 26 is Dr Pal's birth centenary, and we would be paying him appropriate homage if we ensure that in the next farm revolution we give as much importance to his knowledge of agric…

The 5th Smart Cities India Expo ends on a High Note, attracting huge crowd

The fourth smart cities awards, conducted by Exhibitions India Group on the last day of the expo, received 236 nominations across 17 categories. A jury of 11 eminent members having…

Studying B.Sc.Agriculture can double farmer's income and reduce poverty

At present, BSc Agriculture is one of the courses which open a gateway to limitless opportunities. One who pursues this course can work in all three sectors – Government, public an…

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