BEAUVERIA BASIANNA

Beauveria Bassiana – Best Biopesticide for Crops

Beauveria bassiana is a fungus. It is available as a microorganism in soil naturally. The fungus causes muscadine disease in insects such as Grasshoppers, thrips termites, mites, aphids, hoppers, locust, grubs and many more. As a result It acts as as a biological control agent for many pests and insects. Beauveria Bassiana, Why? Table of Contents Beauveria Bassiana, Why?2. Date of Manufacturing of Culture3. Time of application of Beauveria4. Make Sure the Atmospheric Condition is Favorable for Application5. Maintaining Proper Temperature6. Proper Read more…

THRIPS

Thrips- Identify and Get Rid of Thrips

Thrips, order Thysanoptera, are tiny, slender insects with fringed wings. They feed by puncturing the epidermal (outer) layer of host tissue and sucking out the cell contents. This results in stippling, discoloured flecking, or silvering of the leaf surface. Thrip feeding is usually accompanied by black varnishlike flecks of frass (excrement). Pest species are plant feeders that discolour and scar leaf, flower, and fruit surfaces. Distort plant parts or vector plant pathogens. Many species of Read more…

Compost

How To Compost In Your Garden (2019)

Compost is the biological decomposition of organic waste like food and other garden waste by the bacterium, fungi, worms, and alternative organisms in controlled aerobic (occurring within the presence of oxygen) conditions.  The most important product of composting is an associate accumulation of part decayed organic matter referred to as humus. Composting with worms, additionally referred to as vermiculture, ends up in nutrient-loaded worm castings. There are basically three types of compost preparation. They are- Cold Composting Table of Contents Cold CompostingHot CompostVermicompostGreen MaterialBrown MaterialWater Cold composting is as straightforward as collecting yard waste or doing away with the organic materials in your trash Read more…

GROWING POTATOES

Growing Potatoes In Your Garden (2019)

Thinking of Growing potatoes in your garden? We can help! The style and also the taste of native potatoes measure way superior to those of bought from the store spuds, particularly the first varieties. Here’s the best way of planting, growing potatoes and harvest it in your garden. “What I say is that if a person extremely likes potatoes, he should be a reasonably good style of fellow.”–A. A. Milne, English author (1882–1956) Potatoes like cool weather and well-drained, loose soil. A temperature range of 44°F  to 54°F (8 to 14°C) is best for growing potatoes. Read more…

Crop rotation

Crop Rotation – Guide (2019) | E-agrovision

Crop rotation is essential for successful farming. Corn prices are prevailing. As a result, farmers on the best lands in the corn-growing belt have found it profitable to grow corn. For years after years. Similarly, on the best wheat lands in Minnesota, the Dakota and Canada, wheat grown continuously has proven a profitable enterprise. In that region, farmers find no financial interest in fencing their farms, constructing farm buildings, feeding cattle and milking cows. When Read more…

Soil Erosion – Definition Causes, Effects 2019

Have you ever heard about the term soil erosion? The upper layer of the soil consists of fine soil particles. It is rich in minerals and has humus. Hence, humus makes the soil fertile. Sometimes heavy rain, running water and wind remove the top layer of soil. This phenomenon is soil erosion. Water and wind moving across the surface of the soil always carry away some of the soil. If the erosion processes remove top-soil Read more…

GERBERA CULTIVATION

Gerbera Cultivation Beginners Guide 2019

Gerbera cultivation can be very profitable for farmers who have small landholdings but a good market for this high-value flower. Transportation by train and buses is possible to reach nearby markets within 12-36 hrs. Flowers fetch a price of Rs. 40-50/ton that spikes during New year season, festivals, Christmas, Valentine Day celebrations, etc. Flowers fetch a very good price During marriage seasons. Growers can avail finance facilities under various schemes of state and central government Read more…

IRRIGATION

Irrigation: Beginners Guide to Irrigation 2019

Irrigation is a simple process. In this water storage takes place during periods of excess rainfall. Thus that water in storage is made available to irrigate plants during periods of less or no rainfall. Plants require water and air for their survival. Different types of plants require different quantities of water at different times until they grow completely. Water is normally made available to these plants by nature through the flood water of rivers. The Read more…

GREENHOUSE EFFECT

Greenhouse Effect And Climate Change

The exchange of incoming and outgoing radiation that warms the earth is known as the greenhouse effect. And the gases involved in this are called greenhouse gases. Earth is constantly bombarded with an enormous amount of radiations from the sun which we receive in the form of light and heat energy. This radiations in the form of visible, UV, and infrared have to first pass the earth’s atmosphere before reaching the surface. The ozone layer Read more…

MINI GREENHOUSE

Mini Greenhouse

A mini greenhouse is a structure where plants and crops grow in a controlled environment. The structure is generally made of glass or polythene covers depending on the availability and cost of the material.  These structures range in size from small sheds to big buildings. Greenhouse farming technology started in Italy 13th century. Then spreading to Netherland and England. In Kenya, greenhouse farming started in the 1980s. Various crops grown in a mini greenhouse include Read more…

FERTILIZER

What Is Fertilizer?

Agriculture is one of the major professions for many people all over the world. Agriculture is the key to sustain life on earth. fertilizer, manure, and soil fertility management have become the need of the hour. We, human beings solely depend on agriculture to satisfy all our daily food needs. Thus agriculture is one of the reasons why we have the liberty of choosing so many food types and flavors. Are you aware of the Read more…

What is Agriculture?

Agriculture is the backbone of human civilization. Agriculture consists of numerous farm-related activities. The history of agriculture dates back thousands of years in time. Agricultural developments are largely dependent on different climates, cultures, and technology. In the civilized world, industrial agriculture based on large scale monoculture is widely practiced. monoculture has become the dominant form of agriculture. Over the years,  advancements in the field of chemistry, physics, and botany have led to rapid mechanization of Read more…

GROWING ONIONS

Growing Onions In Your Garden

Onions are a crop of cold-season. Growing onions is easy because of their hardiness. Here’s are the steps to grow an endless supply of fresh onions in your own garden! Generally, onions are planted early in the spring season. They are harvested in the fall just after their tops start to die. In the southern U.S., few of the onion varieties are also planted during the fall. We always recommend using onion sets. They are easy to plant. Read more…

SPIDER MITES

Spider Mites – How to Get Rid of Them

Spider mites are a common bug in greenhouses and vegetable gardens. They attack both outdoor and indoor plants. They are very destructive in nature. Spider mite is generally found in hot and dry conditions. Mostly where other enemy pests have been cleared off by the use of pesticides and insecticides. Thus providing them suitable conditions to multiply and infest. Though they are harmless to humans, the same is not applicable to plants. Spider mites suck Read more…

BONE MEAL

Bone Meal – Everything You Need To Know

Bone meal is commonly used by organic gardeners. Phosphorous and calcium are the main nutrients present in it. Thus it adds phosphorus and calcium to the soil. For gardening enthusiasts, the question arises. “What is bone meal?” How to use bone meal? What are the benefits? Is it safe to use bone meal? Well, we are going to answer all the above questions. Just keep reading the article. As the name suggests, the bone meal Read more…