What are Genetically Modified (GMO) Crops? Are they Good or Bad?

Altered, modified, improved, more beneficial, these are the kind of things that are always in vogue and appreciated. Speaking of agriculture and crops, genetically modified crops is one such trending topic -: Genetically modified crops come from the plants in which new traits have been introduced by using modified genetic engineering techniques. These traits do Read more about What are Genetically Modified (GMO) Crops? Are they Good or Bad?[…]

Setting up a DWC Hydroponics Tray system in 1 Acre in India – The Cost Dynamics

Today’s topic is a little complex, as when it comes to DWC Hydroponics; the cost dynamics can vary a lot depending upon the way one chooses to implement this technology. Unlike an NFT, or Bato Buckets, or Vertical tower system which is pretty consistent in terms of equipment requirements and costs (choosing round vs angular shapes for NFT Read more about Setting up a DWC Hydroponics Tray system in 1 Acre in India – The Cost Dynamics[…]

What is Pruning in plants? Why is it needed? – An essential gardening practice.

What is Pruning: Pruning is the trimming of a plant/shrub/bush/tree by cutting the overgrown/superfluous/unwanted/dead branches or stems to ensure the proper growth of the plant. Though many hobby growers do not get involved in regular pruning, it is as basic a need as watering and de-weeding in a garden. Why is it needed? Not all Read more about What is Pruning in plants? Why is it needed? – An essential gardening practice.[…]

How much does it cost to set up a Hydroponic NFT Farm in 1 Acre in India

Last week, we had covered the cost for setting up an outer structure in 1 Acre and arrived at a figure of between 10L to 50L depending upon the choice of structure. You can visit that link here. This was assuming that the project site is already leveled. In case, the project site is not Read more about How much does it cost to set up a Hydroponic NFT Farm in 1 Acre in India[…]

Common pest and disease of Gourds – Aphids and Powdery Mildew

So far, we have shared our successful journeys with you. We thought now share some of the challenges and failures  one may encounter and learnings from it! When we decided to grow gourds in our Research Centre, we were aware that gourds attract a lot of pest and disease – most of which are transmitted Read more about Common pest and disease of Gourds – Aphids and Powdery Mildew[…]

How much does a 1 Acre Hydroponic Farm cost in India?

I will start with a cross-question. How much does a car cost in India? The answer, it depends. It depends upon what all you want to be in the car, who makes it, what technology it uses, what fuel it runs on, what is the quality of spare parts that go into it, how fast Read more about How much does a 1 Acre Hydroponic Farm cost in India?[…]

Cocopeat – The versatile growing media for soil-less gardening, soil-based gardening, aquaponics, and hydroponics.

Dear Readers, we know by this time you all would be aware of the words like hydroponics, aquaponics, substrate based gardening, etc. – In essence, using a media other than soil for growing plants!! Among many factors that determine the success of these techniques, the one that plays a vital role is the choice of Read more about Cocopeat – The versatile growing media for soil-less gardening, soil-based gardening, aquaponics, and hydroponics.[…]