Horticulture department to adopt the villages on a pilot basis

Tropical agroforestry has an enormous potential to sequester carbon while simultaneously producing agricultural yields and tree products. The amount of soil organic carbon (SOC) sequestered is however influenced by the type of the agroforestry system established, the soil and climatic conditions and management. In this regional scale study, we utilized a chronosequence approach to investigate how SOC stocks changed when the original forests are converted to agriculture, and then subsequently to four different agroforestry systems (AFSs): homegarden, coffee, coconut and mango.

PANAJI: A one-hectare plot of cultivable land in Bhars, Canacona, has been converted into a multi-crop unit with cashew, mango, guava, turmeric and other crops being raised under an integrated farm

More than half the world’s mangroves have been lost over the last century but all of those surviving in Sri Lanka, one of their most important havens, are now to be protected in an unprecedented op

Many countries have banned the import of vegetables from India

The EU Tuesday decided to lift a seven-month-long ban on the import of mangoes from India after the world’s biggest producer made significant improvements in plant health controls and certification

With the Forest Department starting cutting of around 450 mango trees at Horticulture Park at Attari, just a few kilometres from the International Border, the environmentalists are fuming.

Punjab government has decided to cut more than 450 mango trees planted across 28 acres out of 101 acres orchard and plant pear trees citing financial reasons.

A biodiversity survey carried out by the Centre for Environment Education (CEE) has documented and photographed 205 varieties of mangoes in the Western Ghats in Maharashtra.

PANAJI: Doctors across the state are reporting a surge of heat-related complications in patients with diabetes, hypertension and heart disease.