Crop Productivity in India

Agromet services to enhance crop production in India

Growing weather and climate uncertainties pose a major threat to India’s food security. The combination of long-term changes and the greater frequency of extreme weather events are likely to have an adverse impact on food production in the coming decades.Agromet advisories is the need of the hour. In this regard, India Meteorological Department (IMD), under […]

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low carbon agriculture techniques

Adoption of low carbon agriculture techniques

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) is studying the impact of global warming on agriculture since 2004. Research studies indicate more erratic and intense monsoon rains/unseasonal rains and hailstorm, increasing risk of droughts and floods and rise in temperature including increased frequency of warm days. This leads to projected average reduction of yield by […]

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Crop Productivity in India

Increasing Crop Productivity in India

The per hectare productivity of most of the agricultural crops cultivated in India is less as compared to China and many countries in Europe and America. Major reasons for low productivity of agricultural crops in India are varied agro climatic conditions, pre dominantly rain-fed agriculture, inefficient use of irrigation resources, weather extremities, fragmented land holdings, […]

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Rs 100 crore crab industry under threat from biodiversity loss, indiscriminate crabbing

Rs 100 crore crab industry under threat from biodiversity loss, indiscriminate crabbing With no legal control and monitoring mechanism, over exploitation of mud crabs from the wild has resulted in the stagnation of fisheries production of this species across the country, affecting the livelihood of many in the coastal districts. Sumitra Samanth in her shop […]

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