Comprehensive Beginners Guide to a Successful Gardening

Comprehensive Beginners Guide to a Successful Gardening

Gardening is a great strategy to escape the stress of day to day life by working along with your hands as well as becoming in touch with nature. It is also a good way to add some beauty plus peace to your household by bordering it together with lovely vegetation. If you are planning an irrigation process for your garden, take into account a drip irrigation process because the conventional system using sprinkler heads loses a good lot water by way of evaporation. Yet , a spill technique irrigates your…

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All you need to know About Doe Conception and Gestation Period

All you need to know About Doe Conception and Gestation Period

Conception, by definition, is the fertilization of the egg(s) of the doe (female deer) by the sperm of the buck (male deer) and then subsequent attachment of these eggs to the uterine horns of the doe. A dwarf doe usually has an average of 4 fertilized eggs that attach to her uterine horns. This number is highly variable and can range from 1 to 8 or more. A larger breed rabbit has an average of 7 – 8 fertilized eggs and can vary from 1 to 14 or more. The…

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The Nutritional Requirements and Deficiency Symptoms for Chickens

7 Natural Medications in Poultry Rearing (Ethno-Veterinary Methods)

For the health and productivity of your birds it is important that they be fed diets that meet their nutritional requirements which are needed by your poultry birds. Below are the classifications of the different Nutrients required by your birds for optimum growth and performance: VITAMINS REQUIREMENTS 1. Fat-soluble Vitamins Vitamin A is required for the health of the membranes of the digestive, urinary, reproductive and respiratory systems. A vitamin A deficiency can result when the level in the diet is inadequate or the vitamin added to the diet is…

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The Different Nutrients Required by Crops at each Growth Stage

The Different Nutrients Required by Crops at each Growth Stage

Let us look at the different nutrients required by crops at each growth stage, how they contribute to the growth of your crops and their ideal levels of applications. Growing happy, healthy plants is not always easy! Plants need thirteen different minerals from the soil in order to fully develop. Six of these nutrients are needed in large quantities. These six essential nutrients are nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, sulfur and calcium. See Also: The Difference between Manure and Fertilizers and How they Work WHAT DO THESE NUTRIENTS DO? Let us…

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The Difference Between Manure and Fertilizers and How they Work

The Difference Between Manure and Fertilizers and How they Work

INTRODUCTION Hello farmers and gardeners today we are here with a great information of The Difference Between Manure and Fertilizers. To increase agriculture, produce, the farmers work on improving the fertility of the soil, which is possible by adding both manure and fertilizer. When several crops are grown one after the other, it decreases the productivity of the soil. Though, this can be overcome by adding manures and fertilizers to the soil. This increases the yield of the plants and restores the productivity of the soil. Thus, manures and fertilizers…

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Cross River State Blaze a trail: Nigeria Agro-Industrialization has just began

Cross River State Blaze a trail: Nigeria Agro-Industrialization has just began

By David Peter In spite of the oil, agriculture remains the base of the Nigerian economy, providing the main source of livelihood for most Nigerians for more than 30% of the population. The sector faces many challenges, notably an outdated land tenure system that constrains access to land (1.8 ha/farming household), a very low level of irrigation development (less than 1 percent of cropped land under irrigation), limited adoption of research findings and technologies, high cost of farm inputs, poor access to credit, inefficient fertilizer procurement and distribution, inadequate storage…

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