Indian Agriculture | Primary Sector Indian Economy

December 15, 2013

Agricultural Biosecurity Bill, 2013

The inflow of pests/diseases of plants and animals into countries through imports is considered one of the biggest threats to diversity, leading to huge economic losses. All of you

December 15, 2013

National Mission on Sustainable Agriculture

Under the National Action Plan on Climate Change, India has launched a dedicated National Mission on Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA) to define its strategies for climate mitigation and adaptation within

December 15, 2013

Different Types of Trade Agreements

Two or more nations can go for economic integration by partial or full abolition of tariff and non-tariff barriers taking place among them. The objective of this integration is

April 30, 2013

Buffer Stock & Buffer Norms in India

The Food Corporation of India is the main agency for procurement, storage and distribution of food grains. In addition to the requirements of wheat and rice under the Targeted

September 23, 2012

Nutrient Based Subsidy Scheme

The government recently said that it plans to appoint an independent agency to assess the price behaviour of crop nutrients after the introduction of nutrient-based subsidy (NBS) scheme in

June 11, 2011

Rubber production: How Brazil lost dominance?

Until the turn of the twentieth century Brazil plus countries that share the Amazon basin (i.e. Bolivia, Venezuela and Peru), were the only exporters of natural rubber. Brazil sold

June 11, 2011

Rubber Production in India

Commercial cultivation of natural rubber was introduced in India by the British, although the experimental efforts to grow rubber on a commercial scale in India were initiated as early

June 11, 2011

World Rubber Production

Rubber is an elastic hydrocarbon polymer that is derived from latex of some plants. The collection of the latex is called tapping. Rubber tree or Para Rubber tree is

June 11, 2011

Some varieties of Indian Coffee

Kents: Kents is the earliest variety of Arabica, selected by an English planter of the same name during the 1920s. This variety remained popular with the planting community till

June 11, 2011

Robusta Coffee v/s Arabica Coffee

Arabica Robusta Soil Both need Deep, rich in Organic matter , well drained and slightly acidic soil with pH around 6.0 -6.5 Slopes Gentle to Moderate Slopes Gentle Slopes

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