Tools and machinery make the farming operations easy. Some of the implements for land preparation, cultivation, spraying, harvesting, processing, packaging and transportation are inevitable in the farming sector, in order to increase profits in limited time. Some of the innovative farmers of Karnataka in India made innovations to help themselves and fellow areca farmers.
Month: September 2021
Arecanut farming activities during the months of September to November are important for ensuring future harvests. Good agricultural practices include cleaning the plot and inter-cultivation, fertilizer application, carrying out prophylactic measures against disease, preparation for harvest and irrigation systems.
The coastal ecosystem is the blue forest ecosystem. Mangroves are one of the productive and most valuable coastal ecosystems on earth which provide habitat for many different species of animals. Mangroves also provide numerous ecosystem services, benefits and opportunities for recreation and tourism. Conservation of the mangrove ecosystem is necessary because it is lost at an alarming rate. Recently, remote sensing technologies to assess deforestation rates of mangroves and also DNA barcoding of mangroves is done for its precise identification.