Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Black Rice: A New Entry



Black rice (Oryza sativa indica) is a type of rice that is grown in a very limited number of countries in the world and is commonly referred to as Forbidden Rice. 


This name comes from the fact that it was once highly restricted, meaning that only

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Agriculture in different parts of Nepal

        Nepal is an agro-based country. Most of the people in Nepal depend on agriculture which

provides daily needs such as crops, vegetables, fruits etc. Most of the cottage industries in Nepal are

also based on agriculture because it supplies with raw materials. About 66 percent people directly

engaged in farming. Farming is subsistent in nature and crop is mostly integrated with livestock.

Agriculture is known as the backbone of economy of Nepal. Agriculture occupation consists of three

types: food crops, cash crops and mixed crops.

Friday, June 22, 2018

NOISE POLLUTION AFFECTS PLANTS LIFE TOO...


A growing body of research shows that birds and other animals change their behavior in response to human noise, such as the din of traffic or the hum of machinery.But human clamor doesn’t just affect animals.Because many animals also pollinate plants or eat or disperse their seeds, human noise can have ripple effects on plants, too. Noise pollution is altering the landscape of plants and trees, which depend on noise affected animals to pollinate them and spread their seeds

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Benefits from the Oil of Spikenard (Jatamasi)

INTRODUCTION
  • It is a small plant and is rare in Nepal.                                                                                                                 
  •  It has strong smell and is also called sugandhawal.                                                                             
  •  It is available in the high hills of Nepal at the altitude of 3000 to 5000 meters.                              
  • The plant is straight and its root