Karassery (Kozhikode): Dragon fruit is the new arrival among the foreign fruits ..
Traditional herbal medicine practitioner Kunnath Narayanan has nurtured a rare treasury of medicinal herbs at his house at Kanayi in ..
The highland farmers who searched for an alternative after the immense price drop of rubber, have finally taken refuge in papaya ..
Most of us may get puzzled if someone asked the name of a vegetable that looks like an apple and tastes like fish fry. The round brinjal ..
Kochi: Due to the inimitable taste and sweetness, tender coconuts from Kerala is in high demand in foreign markets. However, Kerala ..
Kodumon (Pathanamthitta): The uncontaminated rice brand Kodumon Rice has become a grand success within a few days of its launch ..
Orchid has a prominent place in every garden. The wide variety of colours and designs make it different from other flowers. grows ..
Areekode (Malappuram): Offering a visual treat to those who have never flown abroad, a date palm orchard is seen on the banks of ..
Petunia is a flowering plant that produce multiple varieties of flowers. Rather than a beautiful garden plant, the name Petunia might ..
As part of observing the World Milk Day which falls on June 1, Dairy Training Centre in Kozhikode is organising various contests for ..
Kochi: Mangoes are the major attraction in every market during summer seasons. Different varieties of mangoes are arranged in a way ..
Rats can be a menace at households in all seasons. Usually, people try artificial rat poison or traps to get rid of rats. But using ..
Daisy is a garden flower that requires maintenance and care on a daily basis. The beautiful white flowers of daisy can lure the viewers ..
All may think for a while on hearing the question what is the connection between a BTech student and a dairy farm. But if you ask this ..
Ernakulam: An electrical engineering graduate has dedicated his life for spreading the goodness of fruit orchards. I. B. Manoj from ..
Malampuzha: The fisheries department and the fisherfolk here are all set to reap a rich harvest from cage culture with an intention ..
Shoranur: After the Vishu festival season, the price of vegetables has skyrocketed. Beans tops the list with its price jumping from ..
Kattappana (Idukki): The price of cardamom has broken all-time records and touched Rs 3000 per kg for the first time in history. The ..
Palakkad: The paddy farmers of five south Indian states have formed a society to shield themselves from the exploitation of middlemen ..
Watermelon is the apple of the eye of Keralites in summer. However, we are a little confused about the source of the giant fruit ..
Chathannoor (Kollam): Not many Malayali labourers are ready to climb coconut trees these days. The owners of coconut plantation are ..
Kochi: To fight water scarcity in the scorching summer, Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) in Ernakulam has developed a drip irrigation kit ..
Alappuzha: The procedures ahead of dividing Kerala into special agro-ecological zones has commenced. The representatives of United ..
Payyoli (Kozhikode): A cucumber vine that grew on its own yielded 25 weighing about 3.5 kg each. The vine spread over half a cent ..
Nellayi (Thrissur): Farm photographer Shiju Panthallur who captures pictures of agrarian lives has proved that he can also successfully ..
Vishu is always one of the most celebrated festivals in Kerala. The urban dwellers still keep nostalgic memories of the Vishu related ..
Grapes are nutritious, delicious and gorgeous at the same time. The demand for has escalated in the hot summer like all other fruits ..
Thenmala (Kollam): The price of lemons soar as the scorching summer heat burns the people. As the passers-by and drivers depend ..
Strawberry is one of the most loved fruit flavours. Growing strawberry at home could be a grand idea if you are a person who loves ..
The pesticide content in vegetables can be removed to an extent by washing them thoroughly or by peeling off outer skin. But bitter ..
When we eat the flesh of watermelon and throw out its rind, it becomes a waste in the surroundings. But the researchers of Navsari ..
‘Mother-in-law’s tongue’ could be the least expected name for a garden plant that purifies air. But it is one ..
Growing our own fruit plants is the best idea to avoid consuming pesticide residue in the fruits bought from markets. Guava is ..
Thrissur Cheroor Peringavu native Shaloob was fond of rabbits from a young age and has been ridiculed by both friends and family. However, ..
Nadavaramba: Offering a visual treat for the passers-by, hundreds of sunflowers bloomed in the field at Nadavaramba in Thrissur ..
At a time when youngsters hunt for white collar jobs, two young men has blazed a trail by resigning their jobs and started farming ..
The increasing temperature in summer is very likely to affect pets and cattle. The intense heat may have adverse impacts on eating ..
Bilimbi which is scientifically named as ‘Averrhoa bilimbi’ is loved for its tangy sour taste. Though bilimbi tree is ..
If you have in your garden, take good care of them to get bigger and brighter flowers. becomes more beautiful when the plant is healthy ..
Shoe flower or hibiscus is a very common garden plant in the houses in Kerala. It normally requires no particular care and maintenance ..
Orange is a delicious citrus fruit which is rich in Vitamin C. The juicy fruit is good for resisting diseases caused by the deficiency ..
Haripad: The state agriculture department has informed that the fake campaigns against the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) ..
Kottayam: According to an alarming report, Keralites who are concerned about the pesticide residue in the vegetables brought from other ..
Almond is one of the much-loved nutty snacks rich with nutrients. But does anyone know how to grow an almond tree in our yard? It’s ..
Rose apple, popularly known as ‘Chambakka’ in Malayalam, is an ideal fruit for making juice, squash, wine and other products ..
Aloe vera has numerous medicinal properties. Growing at home can be helpful for treating many health and beauty problems. Aloe vera ..
After seven years of waiting, Kunjumuhammed Ansari from Cheravannur in Malappuram could see his durian tree blooming and bearing fruits ..
Grapes can be cultivated during all seasons. We can even easily grow grapes at our courtyards. But there are some important points ..
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 ..
Rose water is widely used to flavour food items, for beauty and personal care requirements. Rose water bought from market may not be ..
Marayur: A rooster was offered a whopping Rs 1.5 lakh during an exhibition of Parrot Beak Long Tail Aseel Chicken held at Ayyalur ..
Bird’s eye chilli or Kanthari Mulaku is an essential item for the vegetable garden of Malayalis. If one or two chilli plants ..
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 ..
Keralites have been in a world of challenges recently. They have taken up a number of challenges ranging from the bucket challenge ..
Pappinisseri (Kannur): Minister for Industries E. P. Jayarajan changes his working arena to agriculture once he reaches home. His residence ..
Siamese fighter fish is one of the most attractive fish varieties for the aquarium. With its colourful fins and scales, fighter fish ..
Thiruvananthapuram: The 4th session of the Codex Committee on Spices and Culinary Herbs to determine the quality of spices according ..
Noni is a fruit bearing tree popular for its medicinal properties. It is also known as Indian Mulberry, beach mulberry and cheese fruit ..
The firecracker flower or tropical flame which is commonly called as ‘Kanakambaram’ in Malayalam is known for its beauty ..
The giant leaf that was commonly found in Andaman – Nicobar Islands will be part of the flora of Kerala as well. The giant leaf, ..
What comes to your mind when somebody say ‘Cat Eye’? Well, it has nothing to do with a cat. It is an ornamental plant ..
A housewife who confined herself inside her house to maintain her cactus garden for the past 10 years was finally crowned as the ‘Queen ..
Agriculture is not everyone’s cup of tea. But there are some heroes who realised the importance of farming and decided to preserve ..
By showcasing the value added products made from water hyacinth, a startup became the centre of attraction at the agriculture fest ..
In a time when pollution is one of the threatening menace for the city dwellers, a beautiful flower from Mexico can come to the rescue ..
Sweet basil is a spice herb known for its unique flavour and aroma. The leaves of the plant are used as flavouring agent and as medicine ..
Christmas trees decorated with stars, snow drops, bobbles and gift boxes could be the best on a Christmas day. But Wayanad Ambalavayal ..
Rambutan is one of the fruits popular for its tempting taste. In Kerala, red and yellow coloured rambutan fruit varieties are cultivated ..
With ‘organic fever’ conquering all Malayalis, most of us have already started small scale farming in our courtyards, rooftops, ..
No one who loves flowers like to see them getting dried up. To keep flowers fresh and live for many hours, we can use flower preservatives ..
In order to prevent plant diseases and boost flowering, we can try coconut-buttermilk solution which is easy to prepare and is best ..
In order to help the apiculturists or honeybee farmers, a mobile application has been developed by ‘Madhusree Honey Farm’ ..
Alpha Rajesh, a class 4 student of Nedumkunnam St. Johns School, planted a jackfruit sapling in a grow bag on the backyard one and ..
Broccoli can be considered as the vegetable that has the highest capability to help prevent cancer. Having edible leaves, flower and ..
Beetroot is a tuber vegetable that is popular for its colour and nutritional value. It could be a great news for beetroot lovers that ..
Aloe Vera is a common ingredient in the hair care and beauty care products. It is also used as an edible substance that can treat many ..
The months long monsoon and summer in Kerala affects the texture of the soil. The changes in weather is very likely to form clumps ..
Rice porridge or gruel is a common healthy light food in Kerala. It is made by boiling rice with plenty of water. Though it is consumed ..
With consistent efforts from agriculture department, many people have started growing vegetables and other essential crops on their ..
Ixora is one of the common flowering plants found in Kerala. It was an inevitable plant in the gardens of Malayali houses in the past ..
Many families find it hard to maintain a kitchen garden because of limited space. Houses are built in smaller plots or many families ..
Avocado is popularly known as butter fruit because of its butter-like taste. Avocado grows well and bears fruit in Kerala’s climate ..
Rose blooms well only when its planting, pruning, fertilisation and pest control are managed well. It is ideal to plant rose in the ..
Winged bean, which is locally known as ‘Chathura Payar’, is one of the legumes that contains the highest quantity of protein ..
Those who have cats as pet will surely know the challenges of taking care of them. Some cats urinate and defecate inside the house, ..
Vazhavatta native Antony Vaidyar is one of the rare farmers who could successfully survive the devastating flood. Antony Vaidyar is ..
Jasmine flower, the all-time favourite flower of Malayali brides, is not only fragrant and beautiful but also profitable. Jasmine cultivation ..
Vanilla is one of the popular cash crops. In Kerala, vanilla is cultivated in Idukki, Wayanad and Ernakulam. Though frequent changes ..
Kissing Gourami is an ornamental fish that is popular for its habit of ‘kissing’. Scientifically named as Helostoma temminckii, ..
Fig trees are commonly found in many campuses in Kerala. But when they bear fruits, people often seem to be confused whether they are ..
Elephant, the biggest animal on land, has been used for many purposes by human beings. But how many of us know that elephant dung also ..
Keralites are familiar with spotted butterfish, which is locally known as ‘Nachara’ or ‘Kachayi’, as an edible ..
After completing B.Tech graduation in Computer Science from Rajagiri School of Engineering and Technology, Hafeez Ashraf worked ..
Indian cuisine is famous for its craze for masala and hot tastes. One of the most loved street snacks here is chilli bajji which ..
Banana is one of the most common and most popular fruits in our place. Also it tops the list when it comes to nutrients. But the latest ..
Has anybody heard of a strange plant that looks like cabbage when planted, grows like cauliflower, enlarges its stem like a pineapple ..
In a study staged by Kerala Agricultural University, it has been found that the indigenous varieties of mango in Kerala are decreasing ..