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Seed selection

Seed Selection and Why is this Important?

Characteristics of Good Quality Seeds 1. Genetic Purity This is the seed’s true-to-type nature. In other words, the plant, tree, or seedling that grows from the seed must resemble its mother completely. In order to increase the crop’s yield, resistance, or other quality features, it is imperative to have this quality trait. 2. Physical Quality […]
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IoT in Agriculture

How IoT can usher the next Agricultural Revolution

According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, the world would need to produce 70% more food by 2050 due to the exponential growth of the world population, declining agricultural lands, and depletion of finite natural resources, making it imperative to increase farm productivity. To add to the problem is the increase in demand for […]
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organic farming

Is Organic Healthy? What Makes it Organic?

The increase in lifestyle diseases across the country as a result of dietary and lifestyle choices is bringing about a growing awareness of the value of organic food among the populace. One of the main causes of lifestyle diseases is malnutrition and unhealthy eating choices. Any produce can be referred to as organic if it […]
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Regenerative Farming

Last year, Nestle committed to investing $1.2 Bn over five years to support regenerative farming by impacting more than 5 Lakh farmers and 1.5 Lakh suppliers in its value chain, PepsiCo set an ambitious goal to deploy regenerative practices across 7 Mn acres by 2030, Unilever has released a set of Regenerative Agriculture Principles that […]
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Precision Farming in India

Precision Farming in India

Most of the Indian workforce is dependent on agriculture for their livelihood. The sector has contributed 18.8% to the country’s Gross Value Added (GVA) in FY 2021-22. About 82% of the farmers in India are small and marginal landholders with limited or no awareness of the new farming technologies. It is the need of the […]
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Indian AgriTech

Indian AgriTech – An Overview

AgriTech Overview With Agritech being the buzzword among the investor community, and the Indian government going all in for supporting the Agritech industry, how is the startup ecosystem trying to solve the plight of the farmers? How do different verticals of the industry complement each other and come together to grow Indian agriculture? Every discovery […]
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Organic Food Industry

Overview Organic agriculture, as defined by the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM) is “a production system that sustains the health of soils, ecosystems and people. It relies on ecological processes, biodiversity and cycles adapted to local conditions. Organic agriculture combines tradition, innovation and science to benefit the shared environment and promote fair relationships […]
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