When we eat the flesh of watermelon and throw out its rind, it becomes a waste in ..
Mangoes are one of the most popular fruits of Keralites. The soaring price of mangoes might have made many of us search for ways to ..
The only trick we know to increase the shelf life of food items is to refrigerate them. Gone are the days when our grandparents used ..
Rambutan is one of the fruits popular for its tempting taste. In Kerala, red and yellow coloured rambutan fruit varieties are cultivated ..
In order to help the apiculturists or honeybee farmers, a mobile application has been developed by ‘Madhusree Honey Farm’ ..
The months long monsoon and summer in Kerala affects the texture of the soil. The changes in weather is very likely to form clumps ..
With consistent efforts from agriculture department, many people have started growing vegetables and other essential crops on their ..
Avocado is popularly known as butter fruit because of its butter-like taste. Avocado grows well and bears fruit in Kerala’s climate ..
Winged bean, which is locally known as ‘Chathura Payar’, is one of the legumes that contains the highest quantity of protein ..
Vanilla is one of the popular cash crops. In Kerala, vanilla is cultivated in Idukki, Wayanad and Ernakulam. Though frequent changes ..
Fig trees are commonly found in many campuses in Kerala. But when they bear fruits, people often seem to be confused whether they are ..
Some of the weeds which farmers consider as a curse can actually be a boon, if wisely utilized. Weeds can be turned into effective ..
Pest control is an important part of farming which can turn out to be a serious threat to the crops, if ignored. To resolve this ..
Orchid and Anthurium are two flowering plants that have high scope in the market and in export sector. Once the flowers are harvested, ..
When the plants in out gardens fail to flourish or bear fruit in the right time, most of us take resort to growth hormones. However, ..
Bio-manure is most suitable for vegetable cultivation. Most of the farmers buy organic fertilizers from Krishi Bhavan or other agricultural ..
The peel and outer layers of shallot onion and garlic can be used as effective pesticides in organic farming. Collect the peel and ..
Reduviid bug or assassin bug, locally known as ‘Chenchazhi’, is a beneficial insect that controls pests like caterpillars ..
Banana peel is usually thrown away carelessly to the dust bin. In fact, banana peel can be used as a perfect manure for the kitchen ..
One cannot do away with green chillies in our day-to-day food. Why not plant it in your own backyard and get maximum chillie peppers ..
Drumsticks and Moringa leaves, a perennial favorite of Malayalis, has always been in high demand. The article enumerates the effective ..
Pesticides are the biggest enemy for organic farming nowadays. Even with high yielding seeds, we are unable to protect our plants from ..
`Black rot’ disease in Cabbage plants is seen during seasons where there is strong mist and winds. Black rot disease in cabbage ..