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Global warming: nuclear power gaining acceptance
Food by colour
LYCOPENE THE antioxidant that makes tomatoes red may protect against prostate cancer. In a review published in the Nutrition Journal, researcher Michael Donaldson suggested that "frequent tomato intake is associated with ...
Code makers, code breakers
`The Da Vinci Code' has rekindled popular interest in the classical science of secrecy
Mother's diet can tinker with baby's genes
A SIMPLE vitamin supplement in a pregnant mouse's diet can make her offspring fatter, according to research presented recently at the Human Genome Organization meeting in Helsinki, Finland. The effect is thought to be due to chemical changes ...
Contract farming of Coleus forskholii gaining popularity
The crop can be grown with a minimum amount of water
Managing insect pests of cotton
Avoid indiscriminate use of insecticides
Low soil fertility
Can you suggest any suitable intercrops for my mango and coconut gardens where the soil fertility is found to be low? Aasim Raza
Ambur, Tamil Nadu * * * Before going in for intercropping you have to test your soil to check what ...
* You may mix about 100 gm of urea and 0.5 gm of zinc sulphate diluted in one litre of water and spray over the plants once every 15 days for a month to increase the fruit ...
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