The Secret To Huge Potato Harvests

1. A potato tuber is a much enlarged and modified stem. In this illustration for planting potatoes, the stem end is at the bottom. The eyes are really buds, each fed by a vein or feeder fiber that runs to the stem end of the tuber, indicated by the blue lines in the illustration. That is the...

Grassroots innovation? A Fertilizer made of Curd is Reducing Farming costs in Bihar

Jagarnath Prasad and Ajit Kumar, both marginal farmers, have reduced the cost of production and increased their income by using a concoction made from homemade curd in place of urea as fertiliser on their fields. Both have successfully increased their production of their Kharif and Rabi crops as well as vegetables, litchi and mango. The...