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Diets get better over time
A NEW study suggests that adults eat less fat and sugar and around twice the amount of fruit and vegetables than they did as children. Most people's diets get healthier from childhood to young adulthood, contrary to popular opinion, nutritionists ...
The incredible death-defying Deino
IT IS often said that perhaps the most indestructible of all living beings is the cockroach. Poisons have little effect on it, nor does much of radiation. Apparently it can survive for a month even with its head chopped off, during which time it ...
Ancient marine invasion sheds light on diversity
THE RELATIONSHIP between local and global diversity is illuminated by fossils from the sea floor and this relationship may help us understand better the effects of global climate change on species diversity. ``Looking at fossils can tell you ...
Bio fertilizers in mulberry cultivation
OUT OF many micro organisms which are identified as bio fertilizers, Azospirillum, Phosphorus Solubilising Bacteria (PSB) and Vesicular Arbuscular Mycorrhizae (VAM) have a significant role in mulberry nutrition. Integrated use of these bio ...
Disease-resistant rosemary variety
ROSEMARY (Rosmarinus officinalis) belonging to the family Lamiaceae is an aromatic plant and its essential oil is used in high-grade perfumery, cosmetic and soaps. Known for several medicinal properties, rosemary is mostly cultivated as an ...
ANSWER: The common name for Samai is little millet and is botanically known as Panicum sumatrense. Readers are invited to send their queries with full postal address to `Farm Queries', The Hindu, Kasturi Buildings, ...
QUESTION: Is there any biological/organic control method to eliminate cuscuta? S. Mundayoor
Roing, Arunachal Pradesh ANSWER: There is no proven biocontrol to eliminate cuccuta parasite. Simple mechanical removal is ...
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