Crop Breeding And Genetics

Crop breeding is the art and science of improving important agricultural plants for the benefit of humankind. Crop breeders work to make our food, fiber, forage, and industrial crops more productive and nutritious. Crops provide for an expanding global population with...

Plant Biochemistry And Physiology

Plant Biochemistry is not only an important field of basic science explaining the molecular function of a plant but is also an applied science that is in the position to contribute to the solution of agricultural and pharmaceutical problems. Plant Biochemistry is the...

Horticulture, Floriculture & Forestry

Horticulture is the science and art of growing plants fruits, vegetables, flowers, and any other cultivar. It includes plant conservation, landscape restoration, soil management, landscape and garden design, construction, and maintenance, and arboriculture....

Agronomy And Soil Sciences

Soil science is the study of soil as a natural resource on the surface of the Earth including soil formation, classification and mapping; physical, chemical, biological, and fertility properties of soils; and these properties in relation to the use and management of...

Pesticides Effects

Pesticides are chemical preparations used to kill fungal or animal pests. Over 98% of sprayed insecticides and 95% of herbicides reach a destination other than their target species because they are sprayed across entire agricultural fields rather than target...

Rice & Wheat Research

Rice (Oryza sativa L.) and wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) are now grown in sequence on the same land in the same year around the world to meet the food demand of a rapidly growing human population. The challenges in rice and wheat research are to understand crop...

Agroforestry & Landscaping

Agroforestry is gaining momentum at a time when the demand is increasing for sustainable natural resource management, environmental-friendly development approaches, landscape enhancement, integrated land use management, sustainable development are all areas in which...

Crop Protection & Entomology

Crop Protection and Entomology deal with the study of practice of managing plant diseases, weeds and other pests both vertebrate and invertebrate that damage agricultural crops and forestry. The crop plants get damaged by insects, birds, rodents, bacteria, etc. The...
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