The nitrogen enriched phosphocompost was prepared utilizing the abundantly available green biomass of Lantana camara and supplemented with 12.5 and 25.0 per cent levels of rock phosphate, 1.0% fertilizer nitrogen (urea), 5.0 and 10.0 per cent pyrite or by inoculation with Azotobacter chroococcum and Aspergillus awamori.

Resilience is a dynamic process. City resilience refers to the ability of a city to adapt or adjust to changing situations or recover from economic, social or ecological disturbances. The current high rate of urbanisation in China creates many such disturbances. Urban agriculture plays a role in enhancing the resilience of China

Date-palm leaf (sustainable agri-residue) is an excellent raw material for making pulp and paper of various grades due to the presence of high alpha cellulose (50-55%), hemi cellulose (26-30%) and ultimate fibre-length (1.25 to 2.50 mm).

The study on indigenous technical knowledge (ITK) about use of spent mushroom substrate (SMS) for agriculture revealed wide variations in age of the SMS applied in different crops at mushroom grower

Diversity is being lost rapidly both in nature and culture,
including agriculture. But, all is not lost yet. Realising the benefits and also as a reliable option in fragile ecosystems, communities are still nurturing diversity. This article highlights issues, available and potential options as well as barriers.

In this study activated carbon from corncob, an agro waste was used as an adsorbent for removal of malachite green and methyl violet from aqueous solutions. Parameters, such as adsorbent dosage, concentration of the dye, contact time and temperature were optimized with regard to the dye removal using the selected adsorbent.

Pig farmers on R

Biofuels have failed to live up to their early environmental promise, but fuels made from plant waste and weeds may turn this around.

peanut shella are an effective tool for cleaning wastewater. The agricultural waste removes poisonous copper ions from industrial wastewater. A new study says the shells perform better than many

using cow dung as cooking fuel could expose people to arsenic. A recent study shows villagers on the Ganga Meghna Brahmaputra plain were exposed to smoke containing high levels of arsenic

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