International

September 23, 2016
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US Farmers running trucks from Cow Manure but Donkey’s dung can be better Energy Source

News on extracting gold from cow urine, killing harmful mobile phone radiations by painting your phone with cow dung, etc keep doing rounds everyday in India. […]
August 7, 2016
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New Faba Beans Offer Multiple Benefits

Four cold-tolerant faba bean germplasm lines are now available for developing pulse or cover crops that can be rotated with wheat and other cereal grains grown […]
August 7, 2016
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Scientists decode Soil METAGENOME

A Teaspoonful soil holds DNA of tens of thousands of microbial species Scientists have decoded a soil METAGENOME – all the genetic material contained in a […]
August 7, 2016
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Big business creeps into #Japan’s agriculture as farmers dwindle

With traditional family farms on the wane, corporations in #Japan are increasingly entering the agriculture sector, taking advantage of an updated law allowing them to lease […]