Agri Knowledge Blogs — Seed Treatment
Posted by BigHaat Agronomy Team on
Fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda is a most invasive pest native to America, it has invaded India and now causing huge economic damage in maize. The incidence of this pest was first observed in India since May 2018. Later Fall armyworm infestation was reported in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Bihar, West Bengal, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh and Kerala. Fall army worm is a destructive pest of Maize and Sorghum. If both are not available then it will attack other crops belonging to Poaceae, the family of grasses, such as sugarcane,...
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Biofertilizers in Agriculture – Types, Examples, Benefits, Recommendation and Methods and Precautions of Application
Posted by Kavya shree on
What are Biofertilizers? A biofertilizer is a substance which contains living micro-organisms which, when applied to seeds, plant surfaces, or soil, colonize the rhizosphere or the interior of the plant and promotes growth by increasing the supply or availability of primary nutrients to the host plant. Biofertilizers add nutrients through the natural processes of nitrogen fixation, solubilizing phosphorus, and stimulating plant growth through the synthesis of growth-promoting substances. The micro-organisms in biofertilizers restore the soil's natural nutrient cycle and build soil organic matter. Through the use of biofertilizers, healthy plants can be grown, while enhancing the sustainability and the health of the soil....
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