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रातो केरा खेती र रोपण विधिहरू

रातो केरा रातो-बैजनी छालाको साथमा केराका प्रजातिहरूको समूह हो। केही साधारण क्याभेन्डिश केरा भन्दा साना र प्लम्पर हुन्छन्, अरूहरू धेरै ठूला हुन्छन्। पाक्दा, कच्चा रातो केरामा जुन हल्का गुलाबी रंगमा हुन्छ। तिनीहरू पनि पहेंलो क्याभेन्डिस प्रजातिहरू भन्दा नरम र मीठो हुन्छन्, केहि हल्का रास्पबेरी स्वादको साथ। धेरै रातो केराहरू पूर्वी अफ्रिका, एसिया, दक्षिण अमेरिका र […]

Chemical Free Seed Storage

Seed storage simply means preserving the seeds for a short term or long term period.  In the present context, Improper seed storage has led to a decrease in the availability of quality seed due to the attack of fungus, pests and diseases. So, proper storage has been the main focus in seed security and self-sufficiency. […]

धानको भण्डारण प्रविधि

धान प्रमुख खाद्यान्न बाली हो । धान विश्वका आधा भन्दा बढी जनसंख्या अर्थात् तीन अर्ब ५० करोड मानिसको खाद्यान्नको प्रमुख आधार नै धान हो । एशियाली मुलुकहरूलाई त धानको बास्केट नै मानिन्छ । किनभने ९० प्रतिशतभन्दा बढी धानको उत्पादन र खपत पनि एशियाली मुलुकमा नै हुने गरेको छ । विश्वमा जति धान उत्पादन हुन्छ त्यसको […]

व्यवसायीक कागती खेती गर्ने तरिका 

कागती एकप्रकारको रसिलो र अमिलो फल हो। यो काडेदार बोटमा फल्ने गर्दछ। यसको रसमा भिटामिन सि प्रसस्त हुने भएकाले यसका अत्यन्त धेरै स्वास्थ्य सम्बन्धि फाइदा हरु हुन्छन् ।कागती को रस को सेवन ले पाचन प्रणाली लाई चुस्त राख्ने तथा अजिर्ण हटाइ खाना रुचाउन मद्दत गर्दछ। त्यसैगरी कागती दाद रोग, घाँटी बसेको, ओठ फुटेको, रुघाखोकी, फियो […]

Biopriming of seeds with Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria

Priming of seed with living bacterial inoculum is termed as biopriming which involves the use of plant growth promoting rhizobacteria. Seed biopriming allows the bacteria to enter the seeds and acclimatization of bacteria in the prevalent conditions. Microbes actively engaged in crop production are termed as Plant Growth Promoting Bacteria (PGPB), whereas the bacteria secluded […]

Havoc of COVID-19 and seed sector

Seeds, as a fundamental agricultural input, are essential to the development of resilient agricultural sectors and food systems that support food security and nutrition, as well as the livelihoods of farmers and other value chain players. The seed business is really global: A seed lot is likely to travel to many nations for multiplication, manufacturing, […]

Major Seed Quality and Its Characters

Seed quality is the possession of seed with required genetic and physical purity that is accompanied with physiological soundness and health status. The quality of seeds is considered as an important factor for increasing yield. The use of quality seeds helps greatly in higher production per unit area to attain food security of a country […]

Quality Seed for Increasing Productivity

During the 20th century alone, the world population has grown from 1.65 billion to 6 billion. In 1970, there were roughly half as many people in the world as there are now. Though, due to declining growth rates, now it will take over 200 years to double it again, the predicted population will be around […]

SEED DEMAND FORECASTING AND PLANNING FOR CERTIFIED, FOUNDATION AND BREEDER SEED PRODUCTION

All farmers need annually to plant their crop areas. They usually acquire seed via two main categories of seed system :Informal or traditional system and formal system. Under the formal system, seed is considered as a commodity that is crucial to food and nutrition security ,youth employment ,poverty reduction and promotion of the national economic […]

Importance Of Quality Seed In Food Security And Food Self Sufficiency 

Seed is a fertilized mature ovule that possesses an embryonic plant, stored food material (endosperm) and a protective coat (testa)which is viable and has capacity to germinate. It is the basic vital unit in agriculture , which is also the basis for food security , conservation of biodiversity. Seed system is one of the most […]