The management of terrestrial weed is of great concern for the scientific community as these weeds cause adverse effect in different ecosystems like forest, agriculture and urban. The widespread of these weeds by their adaptive capability and morphological advancement is difficult to control. Parthenium hysterophorous, Lantana camara, Saccharum spontaneum, Ageratum conyzoides are the weeds that spread all over the world. There are various management practices employed for the control of this weeds.

Thanks to the pioneering efforts of Rebeka Khatun and Sukhjan Begum, from Dapna village in Jhenidah's Kaliganj upazila, around 2,000 local women and girls are becoming self-reliant by producing ear

In this study we evaluated CO2 emissions during composting of green wastes with clay and/or biochar in the presence and absence of worms (species of the genus Eisenia), as well as the effect of those amendments on carbon mineralization after application to soil.

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Growing food in unconventional systems such as those using irrigation with domestic wastewater and the use of potentially toxic waste has generated resistance from producers and consumers. Here, we evaluate the possible physical and biochemical damage to Swiss mice fed for 13 weeks with corn produced in soil containing tannery sludge vermicompost and irrigated with wastewater from domestic sewage.

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To deal with the issue of municipal solid waste (MSW), the Khadki Cantonment Board (KCB) has proposed to set up vermicomposting pits at housing societies besides constructing a sorting centre.

Implementation of National Biogas and Manure Management Programme (NBMMP) during 12th Five Year Plan. The programme forms part of 20-Point Programme.

Jorhat, Sept. 11: By day they hold the pen in their young hands and by evening they soil them in muck.

KOLKATA, 14 AUG: Many farmers whose land was taken away for the Tata Nano project are either working as daily wage earners or searching for jobs.

Increase in the human population, indiscriminate growth of cities, industrialization and agricultural practices have led
to an increased accumulation of waste materials. As nature is unable to degrade the huge quantity of wastes in a short period of time, these materials can act as a secondary host of diseases and pests. All these problems forced us to revive the old traditional techniques of compost production and organic farming, which are nature’s ways for the renewal of life.

Showing a way to the farming community trapped in the vicious circle of chemical fertilisers, pesticides and debts, a small group of farmers in 21 villages of Roopnagar (Ropar) district has come ou