Agricultural marketing and it’s functions.

∆ Agricultural marketing:- It is the study of all activities, agencies and policies involved in the procurement of farm inputs by the farmer and the movement of products from the farms to the consumer. • Agricultural marketing system is a link between farm and non farm sectors.  Marketable surplus:- It is the total quantity of […]

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INSECT COMMUNICATION

INSECT COMMUNICATION Insects generally communicate to locate their food source and mate, using Semiochemicals Light Production Sound Production       I. SEMIOCHEMICALS a. Pheromones: “substances that are secreted to the outside by an individual and received by a second individual of the same species in which they release a specific reaction”.Pheromones are mostly volatile […]

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Difference between zero & Minimum Tillage

Difference between zero & Minimum Tillage   Zero tillage:  Father of zero tillage Glubler B. Triplets (USA), 1950 Primary tillage completely avoided. Secondary tillage restricted to seedbed preparation in the row zone only.  Keeps 50-100% of residue on soil surface. Before sowing, herbicides Paraquat, Glyphosate are used for weed control. Till planting is adopted. (Practice […]

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ICAR & Agricultural Research Institutes

ICAR & Agricultural Research Institutes Deemed to be universities: IARI: Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Pusa (NewDelhi) IVRI: Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar (UP) NDRI: National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal (Haryana). CIFE: Central Institute of’ Fisheries Education,Mumbai, MH AAI: _ Allahabad Agricultural Institute, Allahabad (UP) Agricultural Research Institute: CARI Central Agricultural Research Institute, Port Blair (Andaman […]

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