Ginger garlic extract: A Bio-pesticide for organic cultivation

Organic practices avoid investment on costly chemicals Ms. Rajareega at her farm in Sivaganga district, Tamil Nadu seen manufacturing the botanical pesticides. There is a growing body of evidence to suggest that in the past 4-5 decades there has been an excessive dumping of chemical toxins on the soil. As a result the soil has […]

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Sabzi shopping the organic way

When one talks about healthy eating, the first word that comes to mind is ‘organic’, a trend that is increasingly becoming popular among Pakistanis. Organic food is defined as fruit and vegetables not grown from genetically-modified seeds and is free from pesticides and harmful chemicals. Organic products are then made by using these fruit and […]

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Organic Cotton Guides

Organic Cotton Guides

Aiming to provide a blueprint for companies sourcing organic cotton, and incorporating it into their supply chains, Keringand Textile Exchange published two comprehensive guides on the organic cotton trade this week. The guides offer detailed best practices and sourcing models for a more responsible trade. Overall, the guides aim to make it easier to source organic cotton by […]

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What is organic matter

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The most important part of a good soil is organic matter. Most of the peoples consider organic matter is a single thing or compound in the soil but it is a diverse nature of composition that results due to the decomposition process of plants, animals and other organisms. When decomposition process of animals and plants […]

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How to Start an Organic Chicken Farm

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As more customers move to natural way of food, natural agriculturists are trading in for cold hard currency. In the event that your area does not have a natural chicken agriculturist, or can bolster more than one, and you would really appreciate the difficulties of cultivating and independent work, for what reason not begin your […]

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Homemade Insecticidal Soap Treatment For Thrips And Aphids

Homemade Insecticidal Soap Treatment For Thrips And Aphids

The simplest insecticidal soap is nothing more than a 2% soap solution. To make this at home, you will need: Sprayer: Any clean spray bottle or garden sprayer will work fine for spraying insecticidal soap. Make sure the sprayer or bottle hasn’t been used for herbicides. Pure Soap: Use a pure liquid soap, such as Castile, or […]

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Organic white fly control

Apply 2.5 oz/ gallon of water when insects are present, repeat every 7-10 day as needed. Organic Neem Oil can be sprayed on vegetables, fruit trees and flowers to kill eggs, larvae and adults. Mix 1 oz/ gallon of water and spray all leaf surfaces (including the undersides of leaves) until completely wet.

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Nitrogen Dynamics of organic farming

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In agricultural systems that rely on organic sources of nitrogen (N), of which the primary source is Biological N fixation (BNF), it is extremely important to use N as efficiently as possible with minimal losses to the environment. The amount of N through BNF should be maximized and the availability of the residual N after […]

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Organic crop husbandry

Organic farming principles tend to encourage a variety of habitats on farms. More organic farms have mixed rotations which tend to encourage a greater diversity of flora and increased numbers of fauna compared with some non-organic farms. In the UK, the Soil Association Certification Ltd (SA) gives recommendations for improving biodiversity on organic farms; such as […]

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