Agrotechnology 

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Irrigation Technology

Long-term decisions are usually made in present-day agriculture, which is almost dynamic. The present day studies on irrigation shows that the economic factors, regional hydrologic implications are to be considered before initiating efficient irrigation technology. Read more…

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Posted by Aparna - 23/01/2013 at 02:53

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Plants can Detect Pathogenic and Beneficial Bacteria

Roots of the plants are surrounded by numerous microorganisms like bacteria and fungi present in the soil. Plants use different techniques to detect pathogenic and beneficial bacteria. The chitin molecules which are produce by microorganisms can be detected Read more…

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Posted by David Boon - 30/11/2012 at 05:22

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Traditional Breeding Exceeds Genetic Engineering hands down

According to a section of eminent scientists Genetically Modified (GM) crops actually give lower yield, disturbs the plants’ genetic structure and do not assure safety.The ordered findings from independent research and on-farm surveys since Read more…

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Posted by Mehaboobi - 02/11/2012 at 00:38

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Programmed cell death in Lace plants

Lace plants Uses Programmed cell death (PCD) to generate holes in its leaves. PCD always begins in the centre of areoles and works its way out, finally stops four or five cells away from the vein. Within areoles stage of PCD can be visually determined by pigmentation. Non-PCD cells contain anthocyanin which is pink. Read more…

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Posted by David Boon - 28/09/2012 at 03:05

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