horticulture research

Now, strawberries can be grown in space

May 4th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) Astronauts may now be able to satisfy their sweet tooth as researchers have found a strawberry that can grow in space with little maintenance and energy. Cary ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Low-maintenance strawberry may be good space crop

May 4th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): A strawberry that requires little maintenance and energy seems to meet NASA guidelines for foods that could be grown in space, say scientists.Cary Mitchell, professor of horticulture at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cherry prospects look cheery in Himachal Pradesh

April 28th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, April 28 (IANS) Cherry growers in Himachal Pradesh, often called the country's fruit bowl, are hoping for a bumper crop."We are expecting a bumper cherry crop because of the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Staggering technique benefits pineapple growers in Tripura

February 26th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki DasNandan Nagar (Tripura), Feb 26 (ANI): Pineapple growers in Tripura are a happy lot as the staggering technique has given a boost to the pineapple yield.Earlier, the farmers were ... Read more...

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