Category Archives: food security

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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When it comes to food, technology won’t save us

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Shutterstock Despite what Monsanto and a surprising number of science writers want you to think, GMOs aren’t the only high-tech game in town when it comes to food and agriculture. In fact, there are groups out…

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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: Commerical Farming – … Continue reading

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