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Breastfeeding gets a fillip
Breastfed infants should be the standard for measuring growth and development
Where whales, dolphins dare
Collapse of cetaceans' flexible ribcage makes them immune to decompression sickness
More light on the human family tree
THE HUMAN family tree may now be a lot cleaner, according to the discoverers of a cache of fossils on a hillside in Ethiopia. The researchers say the fossils, from the Afar region, go a long way toward showing that early hominids were not a ...
Diabetes prevention: problem, promise and reality
DIABETES, LIKE any other non-communicable disease is caused by genetic and environmental factors; both of them play a vital and complementary role. `The genetic factor loads the gun and environment triggers it off.' Thus despite genetic ...
Dasagavya: organic growth promoter for plants
It promotes growth, boosts immunity and controls diseases in plants
Managing gall midge in rice
Rice gall midge, known as gall is a serious pest of rice. Heavy rains and late plantings are conducive to the pest incidence. The larva are destructive. They cause damage by feeding on the growing primordial.
How can the leaves of my Bougan villa potted plants be prevented from turning yellow and induced to flower more? S.V.K.M. Ramalingam
Madurai, Tamil Nadu Mix carbofuran 20 gms with about 2 kg of river sand and sprinkle near the root ...
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