Shimla: Devastating forest fires have become a normal phenomenon during summers due to the changing climate, thanks to the failure of the government to implement the measures recommended by the Kho

It is widely believed that agroforestry holds considerable potential as a major land management alternative for conserving soil as well maintaining soil fertility and productivity. The present study was carried out in established plantations of five agroforestry tree species at the main campus of Dr. Y. S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni, Solan, Himachal Pradesh during the year 2008-2009.

The present study was conducted in established plantations of Eucalyptus tereticornis in Dr. Y. S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni (Solan), Himachal Pradesh.

The article highlights the regression models to estimate the biomass of twelve shrub species commonly found in the Western Himalaya. After analysis it was found that for most of the species log linear and curvilinear prediction equation gave coefficient of determination with higher value which show the fitness of the equation to precision.

The green bench of the Himachal Pradesh High Court has imposed a penalty of Rs 100 crore on Jaiprakash Associates Limited for setting up a mega cement plant with means the court described as deceit

Newly-appointed Himachal Pradesh Chief Secretary Sudripta Roy on Thursday confirmed that all Jaiprakash Associate Limited projects and properties will now come under the scanner after large-scale irregularities by the company were pointed out by the High Court.

The Himachal Pradesh High Court recently imposed a fine of Rs.100 crore on the company's Bagheri cement plant in Solan after discovering that it had flouted environmental laws and wrongfully acquired the land of native people.

Solan: The Chail panchayat has imposed green tax on vehicles entering this town from other states since April 1.

Solan: With environmental pollution becoming a cause of concern for villagers residing on the periphery of polluting units, the pollution control board has adopted a tough posture to keep pollution

Solan: Scientists of the Dr YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni, have achieved a rare feat by developing high- yielding hybrids of white button mushroom through crossing.

In less than three years, more than 9,500 polyhouses have replaced ‘terraces’ on nearly 100 hectares of cultivable land on the slopes of Himachal Pradesh.