New book presents untold stories of societal impact of science & technology in independent India
Indian National Science Academy, an apex body of Indian scientists, has come out with a book that shares unknown developments which made …
Weevils gobble up weeds
One man has helped transform a barren valley in Jammu into a veritiligle orchard
BOW BEFORE THE ORCHIDS
A look into what could be the world's most- elevated plant family
Apple line goes topsy-turvy in the Himalayas
The traditional apple growing areas are shifting with changing pattern of rainfall and increasing temperature
Ugandan farmers going commercial way in apple production
Currently, the Uganda government is promoting apple production under the National Agricultural Advisory services programme in the highlands of …
Apple growers warned
Vegetables perk up Ladakh's winters
Greenhouses made of plastic and wood are creating a green revolution in Ladakh.
Return our forests
S C Tripura, a Congress party member of the Tripura legislative assembly, talks to Nitin Sethi about the consequences of …
सेबों को ओलों से बचाने पर 50 करोड़ रुपए खर्च करेगी हिमाचल सरकार
बेमौसमी ओलावृष्टि से हिमाचल के सेब किसानों को हर साल काफी नुकसान हो जाता है
दो दशक में 46 से 12% हुई हिमाचल की जीडीपी में कृषि-बागवानी की हिस्सेदारी
हिमाचल प्रदेश के आर्थिक सर्वेक्षण में कृषि-बागवानी संबंद्ध क्षेत्रों का राज्य की जीडीपी में केवल 12.73 प्रतिशत योगदान बताया गया है
Apple subsidies a political game
Apples are at the care of Himachal politics and withdrawal of subsidies can be politically disastrous
Farm distress: Crisis at large
High input cost, flawed MSP calculation and non-inclusive crop insurance scheme are problems perpetuating farm distress
Don't bite that apple!
The government's plans for boosting horticulture to earn foreign exchange do not take into account the hidden costs of deforestation, fertiliser …
Can permaculture make agriculture sustainable?
Is permaculture a real solution to agricultural distress?
Permaculture farming, which spread across the West as part of the hippie movement, is fast gaining ground in India among subsistence farmers and …
Easy method to detect bacterial infection in citrus varieties
Small farmers, daily wagers take to vegetable retail selling in Himachal due to lockdown
The development is being seen as a positive outcome of the COVID-19 lockdown
126 ‘land deals’ backfired; most of them in Africa: GRAIN report
The failed investments involved acquisition of agricultural lands ranging from 1,000 hectares to 1.5 million hectares.
Custard apples belong to South America, or India?
Conservation of fruits may be difficult, but that is no excuse. Preservation of national assets should be given top priority