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Assam Hosts Business Summit To Attract Investment For Making NE A Palm Oil Production Hub

Assam Hosts Business Summit To Attract Investment For Making NE A Palm Oil Production Hub

05 October, 2021 Outlook Bureau

The central government’s palm oil mission envisages expanding oil palm plantation in the country by another 6.5 lakh hectres out of which 3.28 lakh hectres is proposed in the North Eastern states.

How You Can Take Part In Celebrating World Cotton Day

How You Can Take Part In Celebrating World Cotton Day

05 October, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

On World Cotton Day, stakeholders from the global cotton community come together to speak on the many benefits of cotton.


Stubble Burning: How Can North India Control The Pollution?

Farmers are keen on getting an incentive despite having seen evidence of how agro-waste can help in enriching the soil and improving yield

And Now… A Greenhouse For Your Living Room Table

And Now… A Greenhouse For Your Living Room Table

01 October, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The product is equipped with a built-in display that offers a step-by-step growing guide and real-time data monitoring


An Estimated 17% Of Global Food Production Is Wasted Every Year

Transforming agri-food systems to make them more efficient, inclusive, and sustainable key to prevent food loss and waste: International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste

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30 September, 2021

How Green Is My Roof: Terrace Farming Initiatives Gain Ground... Literally!

Outlook Web Bureau

Flex Kallang's rooftop farm does not use soil and relies on water solution that is rich in macronutrients. Only pipes and water are needed to grow pesticide-free greens and fresh vegetables


28 September, 2021

Amul Launches A New Product, And It’s Honey!

Outlook Web Bureau

To increase income of small farmers, it is necessary to connect them with other dimensions of agriculture like beekeeping, said the Agriculture Minister.


28 September, 2021

The Indian Subcontinent – A Cradle Of Aquaculture

Tarun Shridhar

Aquaculture is a traditional activity in Southern Asia Region, particularly the Indian subcontinent. The earliest examples of aquaculture were raising fish in homestead ponds primarily for family consumption.


27 September, 2021

Greenhouse Horticulture Is Expanding At A Rapid Pace, But…

Outlook Web Bureau

In India, construction of new greenhouses is heavily subsidised. Government also provides support to farmers and horticulturists in growing safe food products.


27 September, 2021

Growing Veggies & Fruits In Your Backyard: ‘Eat Fresh, Eat Pure’

Outlook Web Bureau

Urban agriculture practices are gaining momentum due to the increased need and awareness among the consumers, says a study


26 September, 2021

This Fertiliser Calculator May Help Reduce Environmental Impact

Outlook Web Bureau

Calculators’ are made using a supplier's calculation programme, which results in calculating only for a particular brand of fertiliser


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26 September, 2021

Your Plants May Benefit From Compounds Produced By Ants!

Outlook Web Bureau

Plants with diseases resistant to available pesticides may also benefit from the compounds produced by ants to protect themselves


25 September, 2021

UN Food Systems Summit: Leaders Commit To Tackling Global Hunger

Outlook Web Bureau

The event adopted a comprehensive approach towards agri-food systems transformation to fight poverty and hunger, reduce inequalities, preserve environment


25 September, 2021

Aquaculture Is Key To Meet Increasing Food Demand: FAO

Outlook Web Bureau

Global consumption of fish has increased by 122% since 1990 and aquaculture now accounts for more than 50% of current fish consumption


24 September, 2021

Small Farmers Need Decent Wages: IFAD To World Leaders

Outlook Web Bureau

A recent study of crops sourced from small farms in developing countries says only 6.5% of the supermarket price is paid to farmer. Traders, food manufacturers and retailers take the lion's share


23 September, 2021

Seaweed Cultivation Market May Top Valuation Of USD 41 Bn By 2031: Study

Outlook Web Bureau

Demand for healthy ingredients in food and beverage industry is driving preference for plant-based food products among consumers


22 September, 2021

Coming Soon…Grow That Vaccine Yourself!

Outlook Web Bureau

Researchers say a single plant would produce enough mRNA to vaccinate a single person. Scientists are testing with spinach and lettuce now.


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22 September, 2021

How Your Plants Recognise And Respond To Microbe Invasion

Outlook Web Bureau

The initial defence begins with the detection of invaders at the cell surface, while a second alarm pathway is triggered within the cell


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