Online edition of India's National Newspaper
Thursday, February 05, 2004
Published on Thursdays
Even short-term course risky|
The HABITS trial has shown that an alternative safe and effective strategy to alleviate menopausal symptoms should be tried out to prevent breast cancer recurrence.
Oxygen triggered evolution of complex life forms
The pattern and timing of the rise of complex multicellular life during the history of the Earth has not been firmly established.
Towards unified storage technology
The new `iScuzzy' protocol is emerging as a major catalyst for tomorrow's networked storage solutions. Others still swear by the alternative Fibre Channel, leaving buyers confused says Anand Parthasarathy.
Winter weather turns on flowering gene
WHEN FLOWER buds spring up from the ground, you may wonder how plants know it's time to bloom. This question has baffled plant biologists for years. Now, scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have an answer: a gene that functions as ...
Melting point of iron in Earth's core unveiled
IRON IN Earth-core conditions melts at a pressure of 225 GPa or about 5,100 Kelvins.(8,720 degrees Fahrenheit). Essential to determine the temperatures at core boundaries and crystal structure of the Earth's solid inner core is determining the ...
Burned children deficient in vitamin D
A DIMINISHED capacity to make vitamin D is a characteristic of children with severe burns and such children should receive vitamin D supplements to stop their bones from weakening, according to a study. Vitamin D, also known as the `sunshine ...
Edible adhesives from sugar
SUGAR IS the chief ingredient now, in new, edible adhesives developed by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists. This concept was developed by Sevim Erhan and his colleagues. The demand of a company was a flavourless, food-grade ...
Sustaining agriculture through green manuring
Applying organic matter and enhancing biological nitrogen fixation combined with mineral fertilizers help maintain soil fertility for sustainable farming.
Growing jowar in cotton fallow
COTTON (GOSSYPIUM) plays a unique role in the Indian economy. Crop diversification (of cotton) by rotating it with jowar (Sorghum bicolour) for both the grain and fodder is found to have definite quantitative and qualitative advantages, ...
Contract farming of Coleus forskholii
CONTRACT FARMING of Coleus forskholii (Marundu koorkan in Tamil ) is gaining popularity among small and marginal farmers in Salem district and its neighbourhood. "It is an easy and a profitable crop for the farmers," said Mr. G. Sivaji, ...
ANSWER: You may contact E.Vadivel, Dean, Horticultural College and Research Institute (HC&RI), TNAU, Coimbatore 641 003.
ANSWER: You may kindly get in touch with Dr K.Unnikrishnan, Director, Integrated Rural Technology Centre (IRTC), Mundur, Palakkad 678 592, Kerala.
QUESTION: Please suggest some vegetable crops that can be cultivated in Banana plantations as inter crops? G.Ramakrishna, Hyderabad ANSWER: You can grow brinjal, bhendi, tomato and several yam varieties as intercrop in ...
News: Front Page | National | Tamil Nadu | Andhra Pradesh | Karnataka | Kerala | New Delhi | Other States | International | Opinion | Business | Sport | Miscellaneous | Index | Features: Magazine | Literary Review | Life | Metro Plus | Open Page | Education Plus | Book Review | Business | SciTech | Entertainment | Young World | Property Plus | Quest | Folio |
Comments to : email@example.com Copyright © 2004, The Hindu