[Cropping] Agroforestry: Meaning, Benefits, National Agroforestry policy 2014- Salient features of

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Prologue What is Agroforestry? Direct Benefits of Agro-forestry Indirect Benefits of Agro-forestry National Agro-Forest policy 2014 Mock Questions Prologue Topic in news 2014, Feb: India becomes first country to have separate policy on agroforestry 2014, Oct: Hindu column listing benefits of Agroforestry. Relevance for Mains exam? GS2: Government policies for development of various sectors. GS3: (1) Environmental conversation  (2) Cropping …

[Agriculture] Jhum Cultivation- Meaning, Benefits & Limitations, Rabi Crop reforms, Neera Sap

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Jhum cultivation: pros and cons Favor of Jhum cultivation Against Jhum cultivation Agri. Ministry: Rabi crop reforms Neera Sap New hybrids: Tea and Banana Jhum cultivation: pros and cons of course we all know what is Jhuming but topic in news, because someone wrote an article in Thehindu to glamorize jhuming technique. What is Jhum cultivation? Farmers slash and burn …

[Agriculture] Jackfruit for food security during climate change, Mattu Gulla, Vengeri Brijnals

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Jackfruit =Food security in Climate change Mattu gulla & Vengeri brinjals States with Highest # of GI tags Brinjal / Eggplant Factoids: Jackfruit =Food security in Climate change Why in news? Earlier IPCC and World bank warned that climate change will create food shortage & even subsequent wars. Researchers say Jackfruit will be useful alternative to wheat, corn and other …

[Agriculture] BioFertilizers & Green Manure: Meaning, use, advantages, disadvantages

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Biofertilizers Examples of BioFertilizers: Pros and Cons Green Manure Examples of Green Manure Pros and Cons of Green Manure? Advantages Disadvantage What is Biofertilizer? Biofertilzier is a substance containing living microorganisms. It can be applied to seed, plant surfaces, or soil. Biofertilizer improves the supply of primary nutrients like nitrogen, Phosphorous etc. to the host plant, and thereby promotes its …

[Biosafety] Genetically Modified Crops, Bt-Brinjal, Cartagena & Nagoya Protocol: Meaning, Issues

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What are DNA and Gene? What are Transgenics? Why do we need GM technology? Current issue: Recommendations of the committee: What is this GEAC: Procedure to accord approval: Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (CPB) Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) What are DNA and Gene? Always a human gives birth to humans, and a …