Deepika M

Technology-Driven Agriculture: Prioritizing Farmers And Transforming Rural India

In a recent development, Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar released crop-specific standard operating procedures (SOP) for the pesticide application with drones, along with a guidebook named as "Machinery for Millets Production, Processing and...

Management Of Sheath Rot In Rice/Paddy

Sheath rot of rice is caused by Sarocladium oryzae that causes damaging effects on the plants. They appear mostly in areas where there is excessive use of nitrogenous fertilizers.   

Management Of Stem Rot In Rice/Paddy

The stem rot disease of paddy is caused by Sclerotium oryzae which shows visible symptoms and affects the crop yield adversely. Small, black-coloured lesions are the initial symptom followed by enlarged spots along the inner leaf sheath.

Management Of Brown Spot In Rice/Paddy

The Brown spot disease of paddy is also known as Sesame leaf spot, fungal blight or Helmintosporiose. The fungus can affect the seedlings as well as the plants on the main field.  The appearance of brown spots is the main symptom of this disease. The spots are seen in the sheath of the seedlings, leaf sheaths, and along the lead blades and glumes.

Management Of Foot Rot In Rice/Paddy

Foot rot disease in rice is caused by a fungus named Fusarium moniliforme. It can affect the plant in its younger or mature stage. The symptoms shown at these stages will be different.  The infection in the seedling stage is identified by lanky and lean plants that grow taller than usual.

Powdery Mildew – A Disease In Winter Crops To Cause Crop Losses 

Are your crops often falling victim to relentless losses every winter, due to some persistent and troublesome powdery growth?   The root cause of this problem is Powdery mildew disease. Powdery mildew poses a substantial threat to your crops in cool...

Healthy Trees, Bounty Harvest: A Guide To Profitable Mango Farming

Are you eager to cultivate mouthwatering mangoes that will have everyone craving for more? Look no further! Cultivate this flavorful fruit that will give you consistent, bountiful harvest season after season.   From selecting the right mango varieties to understanding optimal...

Understanding Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus: Causes, Prevention And Effective Management

Are you not able to sell your tomato fruits in the market due to their deformed shape and presence of ringspots on their surface? The frustration of such a situation is understandable, but we’re here to get you out...

Pink Bollworm – A Serious Insect Pest Of Cotton Crop

Pink bollworm (Pectinophora gossypiella) is a serious pest that affects cotton crops. The name "pink bollworm" refers to the pinkish hue of its larvae, which are caterpillars responsible for the most significant damage to cotton plants. It primarily infests...

Management Of Ragged Stunt Virus In Paddy

Ragged stunt virus affecting rice crops is seen mainly in tropical areas where the cultivation is throughout the year. It can affect the plants right from the seedling stage and grow with the plants.  

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Geolife Tabsil: Optimizing Tomato Growth from Germination to Harvest with Ortho-Silicic Acid

Tabsil is a crop nutrition product and rich in ortho-silicic acid (OSA), essential for plant development and immune system...