Laxaro

View the latest news and breaking news today

crop - Search

crop Searched from official sources arount the web with simple content and resource link From any languages in different countries.



new smart radish recycles and builds soil nutrients




after seven years of research and development, norwest is in its final year of testing a new cover crop radish in 2017, and if the results are as expected, the company will have seed for sale in 2018. today’s cover crops mixes include brassicas, grasses, legumes and non-legume species, and mixes ...



crop insurance grows in value for state-owned insurers




namrata acharya  |  kolkata  march 6, 2017 last updated at 00:02 ist



app to help growers, supervisors and technical staff make quick diagnoses




the crop walkers’ guide app is a user-friendly tool designed to accurately identify economically-damaging pests, diseases and disorders on tablets and smart phones.the app, which is based on ahdb horticulture’s popular crop walkers’ guides, also allows users to log the gps location where sympt...



now, centre makes aadhaar mandatory for crop insurance schemes




sanjeeb mukherjee  |  new delhi  march 9, 2017 last updated at 00:09 ist



rising co2 due to climate change may not improve agriculture, model shows




modeling the effects of increased co2 on global crop production at purdue university shows that because of the complex effects and feedback behaviors that connect plant life and the atmosphere, many areas may suffer due to increased heat and reduced rainfall, despite the increase in the plant nutrie...



give sugar beet a boost with green cover




the uk sugar beet crop is set to increase by up to 25% this year as the sugar surplus has eased and quotas are due to end. however, yields will suffer if sugar beet is sown into poor soils and despite many growers taking an interest in improving soil health and structure, there is plenty still to be...



arctic seed vault grows as defense against food crisis




the svalbard global seed vault, a gene bank located about 800 miles from the north pole, is largely to thank for that. it bolstered its reserves two days ago when it received nearly 50,000 seeds, according to crop trust, a nonprofit that works closely with the vault.institutions from the us, the uk,...



govt going in 'wrong direction' to check farmers' suicide: sc




the supreme court today expressed grave concern over farmers' suicide due to indebtedness and crop failure and said it felt the government was going in a "wrong direction" in tackling the real problem.asking the centre to apprise it of the policy roadmap to address the burning issue, a bench headed ...



wide impacts for precision farming




could introducing more precision agriculture in europe allow us to obtain food resilience, while ensuring sustainability and jobs, and taking into account the eu’s wide agricultural diversity? (european parliamentary research service)precision agriculture (pa), or precision farming, involves using...



thought leadership: forging closer links with uk arable growers




as part of its commitment to working closely with farmers and to offer simple, but effective crop management advice, adama uk invests heavily in its ‘thought leadership’ programme.the purpose of this programme is simple: to meet regularly with a key group of forward-thinking farmers to discuss w...



specialist crops to boost farm margins




arable farmers could maximise returns by including specialist crops in their rotations – and they can find out how at the cereals event 2017.as pressure to diversify and increase profits mounts, this year’s cereals event (14-15 june) will see the addition of the brand new specialist crop zone. ...



how to create the ultimate beetle bank




predatory insects and spiders can play an important role in reducing the number of damaging crop pests. with a little help, farmers can boost their numbers, reducing the need to use pesticides in the countryside. (game & wildlife conservation trust.we know that over-wintering habitat is often lackin...



want more crop variety? researchers propose using crispr to accelerate plant dom




this figure shows how during the domestication of ancestral crops, plants carrying spontaneous mutations in domestication genes were selected for. the same genes can be targeted in wild plants by genome editing, resulting in a rapidly domesticated plant. credit: palmgren et al./trends in plant scien...



researchers propose using crispr to accelerate new crop plant domestication




out of the more than 300,000 plant species in existence, only three species -- rice, wheat, and maize -- account for most of the plant matter that humans consume, partly because in the history of agriculture, mutations arose that made these crops the easiest to harvest. but with crispr technology, w...



here's why southern india is shunning coca-cola and pepsi




big name sodas including coca-cola and pepsi are being bumped from over 1 million traders' shelves in southern india's tamil nadu over allegations that foreign companies are siphoning the state's scarce water resources.the boycott of international soda brands follows local outcry over their water co...



india: traders boycott coca-cola, pepsi over water resources




big name sodas including coca-cola and pepsi are being bumped from over 1 million traders' shelves in southern india's tamil nadu over allegations that foreign companies are siphoning the state's scarce water resources.the boycott of international soda brands follows local outcry over their water co...



using clay nanosheets to give plants sustained rnai-based protection from viruse




we have previously written about the possibility of using rnai-based technologies to provide plants more sustainable and greater protection against viruses. rnai, or rna interference, is the protective process used in many eukaryotic cells against viruses which uses double stranded rna (“dsrna”)...



claas shredlage® technology awarded machine of the year at sima paris




german manufacturer claas won the special jury prize at the ‘machine of the year 2017’ awards held at sima, paris for the jaguar with shredlage® crop processing technology. (farmland magazine)shredlage® originates in the usa and is a pioneering form of maize silage treatment used by an increas...



investment key in adapting to climate change in west africa




climate projections for west africa show that crop yields and grass for livestock grazing are likely to decline in the future. but a new study in the journal global environmental change shows that when ineffective institutions and political instability limit investment in agriculture climate change ...



cover crop prevents weeds, protects soil




organic farmers have to make hard choices between protecting soil from erosion and controlling weeds. for example, large-scale organic farming relies heavily on tillage. tilling breaks up the soil to kill weeds and prepare for planting. but intense tillage can compact soil, cause erosion, and deplet...



ruffles and lace to spice up your day




there’s something so attractive about some clothes that they are our never ending stimulation. that’s exactly where the ruffles and laces take over our closets and lives. forever being in trend, there’s always a new piece in this section that can brighten your fashion sense, keeping it perfect...



cu boulder hosting two-day program on drones




the university of colorado will host artists, lawyers, scientists, military experts and ethicists next week for a discussion of the many issues posed by the advent of drones, known also as unmanned aerial vehicles.the two-day program, "policy, ethics and the future of drones," will consider drones' ...



solar-powered drone switches from helicopter to plane mode




that longer flight time should make it viable for farmers to use it for aerial surveying of their land, pinpointing spots to irrigate or fertilize. the solar unmanned air vehicle: quad (suav:q), as the drone is named, takes off vertically and unfolds to a six-foot wingspan for flight. it needs to be...



max joseph trades catfish for carnival




max joseph's better half hails from brazil -- wife priscila, not his mtv partner-in-crime nev schulman (to clarify!). and to celebrate her heritage, the married couple participated in a well-known festival in her home country. from catfish to carnival!"our oscars outfits. #carnaval," the silver fox ...



how much ram is 'good enough' for your smartphone? [poll of the week]




last week’s poll summary: out of over 8,000 total votes, 25.6% of our readers think that lg should have waited for the snapdragon 835 to launch the g6. 23% said there are far too many region-specific features, while 22.2% said they’d rather have an amoled display over an lcd.every year, smartpho...