Category Archives: Food

Map Showing Countries Which Faced Severe Drought

The most severe droughts  are associated with prolonged shortages of water and result in widespread crop and other vegetation losses. In this map, the region affected the most is shaded in dark depending on the vegetation stress faced. The image … Continue reading

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Holiday Eating Bad for Human ‘Food Clock':Reset It

 If the l excess of holiday eating sends your system into butter-slathered, brandy-soaked overload, you are not alone: People who are jet-lagged, people who work graveyard shifts and plain-old late-night snackers know just how you feel. All these activities upset … Continue reading

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Ley Farming or Alternate Husbandry:An Ecofriendly System

Ley farming is an agricultural system where the field is alternately seeded for grain and left fallow. Another name for the method is “alternate husbandry”. In ley farming, the field is alternately used for grain or other cash crops for … Continue reading

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Farming Systems:Indian Scenario

  Agriculture, also called farming or husbandry, is the cultivation of animals, plants, fungi, and other life forms for food, fiber, biofuel and other products used to sustain life.It is increase of Biomass. Main Types of Farming: 1. Commerical Farming … Continue reading

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Feeding 9 billion people is possible with sustainable farming

An international team of scientists has proposed a five-point plan for feeding the world while protecting the planet.he research concludes that “feeding the nine billion people anticipated to live on Earth in 2050 without exhausting the Earth’s natural resources is … Continue reading

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Need of Healthy Organic Food Network

Guest Post by Derek Singleton Most of us would eat better if we could afford to. I know I would. Even though I’m a proponent of organic farms, grocers and food, I tend to lose my organic appetite when I … Continue reading

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