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Nature: open peer reviewing on trial
Traditional peer-reviewing system by the journal will continue
Vladimir Zworykin: inventor of the modern television camera
WHAT JOHN Baird did for the promotion of the mechanical television system in England, Zworykin did in the United States for an all-electronic colour television system (1925). Early years Vladimir Zworykin was ...
Living on a vegetable-free diet
Speaking Of Science

Insights into pain perception
Plants cannot feel pain as the key enzyme for producing it is absent

Agriculture

FARMER'S NOTEBOOK
Cultivation practices for higher yielding sugarcane variety
About 126 tonnes can be harvested from a hectare
Management of woolly aphid in sugarcane
The woolly aphid C.lanigera has become a serious pest in almost all the sugarcane growing areas of the country. Nature of damage: The pests suck the sap from the cane, leading to stunted growth. A waxy ...
FARM QUERIES
Worm infestations
How can I control worm infestations (similar to the ones found in cowdung heaps) in my coconut trees planted about two years ago? N. Srinivasan
Kerala About 2 ml of monocrotophos diluted in one litre of water may be sprayed inside the ...
Crinkling in rose
About 2ml of dichlorovase and 2gm of copper oxycholride diluted in one litre of water may be sprayed once every three days for fifteen days. Readers are invited to send their queries with full postal address to `Farm Queries,' The Hindu, ...

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