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Banana stalk cookies

Cookies from banana stem (Vazha pindi); Here's how!

The National Research Centre for Banana (NRCB) in Tiruchirappalli has developed a ..

Chilli plant
Ways to prevent leaf curl disease in chilli plants
cucumber
Farmer harvests 2400 kg cucumbers after trying agro-ecological farming method
Breadfruit tree
How to tackle premature fruit drop in breadfruit tree
Drumstick

How to improve yield of drumstick tree?

Drumstick tree aka Moringa is a crop that has many peculiarities. The plant prefers summer and drought. It tries to reduce evaporation ..

Seedless watermelon

35 tonnes of seedless watermelon from 1 hectare land; stunning yield through precision farming

The Vegetable Science wing of Kerala Agricultural University planted watermelon in one hectare land and harvested 35 tonnes of fruits ..

Wire mesh tower

Potato can be grown without soil in limited space; know about wire mesh tower method

Cultivating potato in kitchen garden is not as hard as it sounds. Potato farming does not require much space and not even soil. We ..

Students using organic pesticide

Students develop organic pesticide to get rid of whiteflies from vegetable plants

Kanjirappally (Kottayam): A group of school students have developed an organic pesticide to get rid of whiteflies that attack vegetable ..

Grow bag farming

Grow bag farming: Things to remember to ensure good yield

As grow bag farming is a trend now, farmers have to be more careful about its drawbacks too. Cultivating same crop repeatedly can affect ..

Bulletless gun

Bulletless gun to get rid of wild boars from farms

Kodumon (Pathanamthitta): A new type of bulletless gun has been introduced to get rid of wild boars which cause headache for the ..

Hibiscus

Hibiscus exported to over 20 countries; powdered dry flower fetches upto Rs 350

Though hibiscus or show flowers are very common in our gardens and compounds, very few people have identified its huge demand in the ..

Royal Karikku

Kozhikode duo's 'Royal Karikku' becomes a hit

Kochi: Amid the local tender coconuts, there is a ‘king’ wearing a robe and crown. The ‘Royal’ tender coconut ..

water apple

Champakka wasted on large scale; no scheme to make value added products

Cherupuzha (Kannur): Water apple trees (Champakka) can be commonly found in many households in the hilly range. Though the families ..

Edwin Agrocart

Man develops 'Edwin Agrocart' to help cardamom farmers during lockdown

Idukki: Kochera native Manu Joseph returned home from Bahrain after 15 years of expat life due to the COVID crisis. However, he did ..

Ash compost

How to make compost from ash?

The major challenge in organic farming method is the lack of potash. Every plant requires at least 50 grams of potash once a month ..

rooftop farming

Does your okra plant leaves have powder-like spots? Here is a remedy

Pattambi (Palakkad): The District Krishi Vigyan Kendra authorities have warned farmers to stay alert against powdery mildew plant disease ..

papaya

Papaya sap fetches profit; farming expanded to 250 acres in Kerala

Thrissur: After the papaya sap got huge demand in the market, papaya farming in Kerala has been expanded to over 250 acres of land ..

Chinese potato harvesting machine

Machine to harvest Chinese potato, turmeric, ginger introduced; saves labour charge, time

Peramangalam (Thrissur): An agricultural equipment to harvest Chinese potato has been introduced to the relief of farmers. The machine ..

Biofloc Fish Farming

Biofloc is the new trend in fish farming

Biofloc fish farming is setting a new trend in pisciculture industry. The modern method has been introduced in Aroor constituency in ..

Rambutan

Rambutan fails to bear fruits? Here are some tips

Rambutan is one of the fruits that has high demand in the market. It also fetches good price. However, some rambutan trees fail to ..

Passion fruit

Grow passion fruit, the high value fruit that fights lifestyle diseases

Passion fruit was once overlooked as a mere juicy fruit. However, as time passed, it has been given the title of a high value fruit ..

Net cage farming

Try net cage farming to overcome lack of space and water

Net cage farming is an ideal method for the people who do not have sufficient space and availability of water. In this method, organic ..

Tomato

CFTRI introduces simple trick to preserve tomato; costs only Rs 3 per kg

Surplus production and price drop mostly affects tomato as it easily perishes. Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) ..

Fertilizer-free cultivation

Agriculture Minister's farm witnesses experiment on fertilizer-free cultivation

Thrissur: Agriculture Minister V. S. Sunil Kumar's farm in Anthikad here is undergoing an experiment for fertilizer-free cultivation ..

Spinach in pipe

Thrissur family cultivates spinach, Chinese potato in pipe

Mannuthy (Thrissur): Anchery Chira native Antony and family are happy as their innovative farming method proved to be successful ..

Coconut chocolate

Kalpa crunch, nutribar, coconut paneer; coconut farmers can earn from value added products too

As it is hard to make profit from only selling coconut nowadays, coconut farmers should also focus on value added products from coconut ..

tomato

Growing 5 varieties of tomato on 15-acre land, Palakkad farmer harvests 50 tonnes per acre

Chittur (Palakkad): A traditional farmer has successfully cultivated five different varieties of tomatoes in Eruthempathy here ..

Aravindan near the sound box in farm

Kannur farmer plays radio songs in farm to get rid of wild boars

Karivellur (Kannur): For the past few months, there is no wild boar menace in Aravindan's farm as he experimented with an innovative ..

Tapioca plants
CTCRI in TVM obtains patent for organic pesticide developed from tapioca leaves
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