This article focuses on wetlands, recognized globally as the world’s most economically valuable ecosystems and essential regulators, to mitigate global warming. They are diverse in terms of habitat, biota, distribution, functions and uses. Wetlands are critical to our natural environment as they provide habitat to birds and animals; mitigate the impact of floods; and improve […]
Coffee, being an evergreen bush, requires a high regime of soil moisture during the dry months. In India, coffee usually encounters four to five months of dry spell in a year. The Robusta variety of coffee is more susceptible to drought and needs irrigation to sustain itself compared to the Arabica’s. The rainfall inside the […]
This article on sprinkler irrigation is specially written to empower and stimulate the imagination of the world’s farming community in helping them realize that “WINNING IS ONLY A STATE OF MIND”. The article provides a glimpse to enable farmers to think globally and provide in house solutions, so that they are competitive worldwide. The 26th […]
Dr.Anand Titus Pereira is a Technical Consultant to Canara Bank. (A Government of India enterprise). The information in this article is not biased toward any single product or manufacturer! Readers are requested to refer the article THE FINE ART OF IRRIGATION IN ROBUSTA ( C. canephora) COFFEE PLANTATIONS and PHYSIOLOGY OF COFFEE FLOWERING for a […]
Every one is aware of the scarcity of rain water. The media has been giving enough publicity to encourage rain water harvesting.
Readers are requested to refer the article PHYSIOLOGY OF COFFEE FLOWERING for a better understanding of the present article. Coffee is an EVERGREEN perennial plant and has a curious origin in India. In the 17th century, saint Baba Budan, planted seven coffee seeds on the elevated hills of BabaBudan in Chickmagalore District of Karnataka (India). […]