The Ultimate Step-by-Step Guide to Vegetable Gardening

Vegetable gardening

Vegetable gardening at home is a great way to save money while you get up close and personal with nature. Planting one plant, for example, can provide 10 pounds of tomatoes over the season. Growing tomatoes and other favorite vegetables or herbs from seeds can save you even more money. You will also find that the flavor and texture of garden-grown produce usually exceed that of standard grocery store fare. Plus tending your vegetable garden counts as exercise! Dig into our tips and tricks to grow the best vegetable garden.…

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10 Big Trends for Agriculture

Agriculture

DAILYMOTIVATIONALINSIGHTFROMJIMJIM’sHIGHLIGHTSFOLLOW ME Jim Carroll is widely recognized as one of the leading experts in the world on agricultural trends.His client list in extensive, including both agricultural associations and global agricultural companies. It includes Purina • Land O’ Lakes • Eli Lilly/Elanco • DTN The Progressive Farmer • Nutrien •  Farm Media Journal • FMC Agriculture…

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Top 5 Trends in Agriculture

The great boom of technology is having great impact on all industries and agriculture is no exception. This is the perfect opportunity to find solutions for new issues: the demand for a greater productivity, high quality products and the challenges of climate change. The UK Food and Agriculture Association estimates that the world population will…

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According to Study: Lake trout adjust their behavior in the face of a changing climate

Fish

Lake Trout according to a recent study have been discovered to have a remarkable ability to adjust their behavior in the face of changing water temperatures a U of M graduate student and his colleagues found.    According to this newly discovered research, Canadian scientists have discovered that certain lake predators are altering their behavior due to climate change, revealing what the future may hold for these fish and their food. For years scientists told tales of fish such as Lake Trout adapting their feeding behavior as temperatures change, but…

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Nutrition has benefits for brain network organization – Study reveals

Nutrition

Nutrition has been linked to cognitive performance, but researchers have not pinpointed what underlies the connection. A new study by University of Illinois researchers found that monounsaturated fatty acids — a class of nutrients found in olive oils, nuts and avocados are linked to general intelligence, and that this relationship is driven by the correlation between MUFAs and the organization of the brain’s attention network. The study of 99 healthy older adults, recruited through Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, compared patterns of fatty acid nutrients found in blood samples, functional…

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How Your stools reveals whether you can lose weight or not

lose weight

The bacteria we all have in our gut may play a decisive role in personalized nutrition and the development of obesity.   Something as simple as a feces sample reveals whether you can lose weight by following dietary recommendations characterized by a high content of fruit, vegetables, fibers and whole grains. This is a finding of a new study conducted at the Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. The bacteria we all have in our gut may play a decisive role in personalized nutrition…

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NatnuPreneur farmers enjoy 37.5% profit per Annum on investment – Adewole

farmers

The CO-ORDINATOR of natnudO Foods’ broiler out-grower scheme tagged “natnuPreneur”, Mr. Gbolade Adewole, has disclosed that farmers registered under the six-seven week broiler production scheme, have consistently enjoyed between 7.5 and 15 per cent profit on investment per cycle. He said there was a potential to conclude five cycles per year as efficient farmers stand to make between 37.5 to 75 per cent profit per annum, making natnuPreneur “broiler out-grower” the most profitable poultry scheme in the country. The state of the art Olam poultry feed mill in Chikpiri Gabas…

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THE DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE PLANT-CROP PLANT FORMS

Crop Plant Forms

There are different parts of the crop plant forms and below are the complete list of the different parts of the crop plant forms we have 1. Shoots Shoots target the above-ground business of the plant. Very young plants may possess only simple, undeveloped shoots. As a plant grows, however, these tender shoots develop into stems and leaves. So, stems and leaves are really part of the shoot system. Stems and leaves are so different and specialized that it is worth considering them separately. Overall, the shoot system enables a…

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Classification of Crops

There are different methods of classification of crops which include Classification based on life span of crops/duration of crops, Classification based on climate, Based on Use/Agronomic classification, Classification based on cultural method/water, Classification based on root system, Classification based on economic importance and Classification based on Number of cotyledons as discussed in details below. 1. Classification based on life span of crops/duration of crops: 1. One seasonal crops: these are the kind of crops that completes its life cycle in one season. E.g. rice, wheat etc. 2. Two seasonal crops:…

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Crop Plant Forms

Crop Plant Forms

A crop is a plant grown for a particular purpose. Plants like animals are living things. As livings, they have various parts which enable them carry out their daily life process. Plant life-form schemes constitute a way of classifying plants alternatively to the ordinary species-genus-family scientific classification. In colloquial speech, plants may be classified as trees, shrubs, herbs (forbs and graminoids), etc. Crop plants consists of two main parts which are: the shoot system and the root system. FUNCTIONS OF DIFFERENT PARTS OF A PLANT THE ROOT The root part…

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