What is Agroforestry ?

What is Agroforestry? Agroforestry is a sustainable management mechanism for land that: increases overall production, combines agricultural crops, tree crops, forest plants and animals simultaneously, and applies management practices that are compatible with cultural practices of the local population. It is a type of social forestry in which an More...

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By gktoday On Monday, December 8th, 2014

First World Soil Day was observed

First World Soil Day was observed by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on 5 December 2014. On eve of the first World Soil Day, UNFAO along with Global Soil Parternership (GSP) declared More...

By gktoday On Saturday, September 21st, 2013

Jawaid Akhtar,the New Chairperson of the International Coffee Council

Jawaid Akhtar, the Chairman of Coffee Board of India, was elected as the Chairperson of the International Coffee Council at the meetings of the International Coffee Organization which took place on 9 September More...

By gktoday On Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

Wine Quiz-10 Questions related to Wine and Wine Products

1. Along which river and its tributaries do the German vineyards lie? 2. Along which river is most of France’s Sauvignon Blanc cultivated? 3. Claret wine is produced in the region surrounding which French More...

By gktoday On Sunday, June 27th, 2010

Common Diseases of Crops

Black heart: Potatoes Kernel bunt: Wheat Powdery Mildew: Peas Red Rot: Sugarcane  More...

By gktoday On Sunday, June 27th, 2010

World’s Largest Producers of Crops, Minerals, Industrial goods etc.

Aluminium: U.S.A., Canada Norway, Switzerland, France and India. Asbestos: Canada leads in the world in production of Asbestos. Carpets: Iran, India. Cheese: U.S.A., England, Netherlands and Australia. Coal: U.S.A., More...

By gktoday On Sunday, June 27th, 2010

Chief Crops and Producing States in India

Bajra (millets): Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Andhra Pradesh and Rajasthan. Barley: U.P., Bihar, Haryana. Its cultivation requires cool climate. Cardamom: Karnataka. India is the largest producer of cardamom More...

By gktoday On Friday, February 19th, 2010

Agriculture Quiz-Major Crops Producing Countries

Major crops(agricultural commodities)– Top producing countries Below given is a list of top producing countries of major agricultural commodities. The top three producing countries of each crop is given in More...