How to Start Organic Farming: A Comprehensive Guide Introduction In today’s fast-paced world, the demand for fresh, organic produce is on the rise. People are becoming more conscious of their health and the environment, leading to an increased interest in organic farming. If you’re considering embarking on the journey of organic farming, you’re making a […]
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What is Organic Farming? Organic farming is a method of crop and livestock production that involves much more than choosing not to use pesticides, fertilizers, genetically modified organisms, antibiotics and growth hormones. Organic production is a holistic system designed to optimize the productivity and fitness of diverse communities within the agro-ecosystem, including soil organisms, plants, […]
Soilborne Disease Management in Organic Vegetable Production Introduction Soilborne diseases can be a major limitation to crop production, particularly for vegetables. They are often difficult to control, even with conventional strategies. Fungal, plasmodiophorid, oomycete, and bacterial pathogens, as well as viruses and plant parasitic nematodes, may all cause soilborne diseases. Important soilborne fungal pathogens are […]
Pakistan’s yield per acre of gram has dropped by 50 percent: from 5 maunds per acre to 2.5 maunds per acre, according to Ibrahim Mughal Chairman of the Agri-Forum Pakistan. This statistic would surprise no one in the wake of a 2011 United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) 2011 report. That revealed that Pakistan […]
Agaricus bisporus var bisporus Agaricus bisporus is a terricolous secondary decomposer fungus, which plays an ecologically significant role in the degradation of leaf and needle litter in temperate forests. Soils contain humic compounds derived from modified lignin and other recalcitrant aromatic compounds, presenting a different catabolic challenge to intact woody resources. Thus, A. bisporus forms […]
Scientists to concentrate on cultivation of olive Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research Sikandar Hayat Khan Bossan urged the agricultural scientists that Olive cultivation and its extraction will pay a tremendous role in the economy; therefore agricultural scientists work hard for production of Olive. Minister said while visiting the National agriculture research Centre […]
Pesticide-free: Drive to promote organic farming launched A campaign to promote organic farming to reduce the hazardous impact of pesticides was launched by a consumer rights non-governmental organisation (NGO). TheNetwork for Consumer Protection will encourage farmers to adopting practices of growing organic food , the organisation announced on Friday.