The experimental work presented in this study was carried out with the hypothesis that plant derived smoke enhanced the morphological, physiological and biochemical attributes of a cereal crop, wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Furthermore, this study supported the hypothesis that plant derived smoke acts as vegetative growth promoter, inexpensive, rapid and most appropriate eco-friendly bio-fertilizer for sustainable agriculture.

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All's well that ends well. The adage goes well with the Ahmedabad civic body, AMC, at this moment.

The state government has identified nearly 1,000 acres in 10 districts to boost organised chemical-free farming.

NASHIK: The civic administration has sent the proposal for upgrading the municipal solid waste plant to the standing committee for its approval.

A study involving research institutes and a local university has supported the use of compost manure in farming, saying its yields are higher than those of hybrid crops grown using fertiliser.

Ahmedabad: Several Ahmedabad apartments were casually tossing garbage in the open.

The compost, made out of city garbage, is targeted at not just providing carbon and primary and secondary nutrients to soil but also help in keeping the city clean.

Biotech company Camson discovers NKP with full protection on soil, air and water, to sell at 50% lower than chemical fertiliser

The MCG's town planning department has identified categories of industries to be shifted out of residential areas.

Gairaha is not a place that usually attracts media attention. But something unusual was under way as the new year entered its second week.

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