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Microgreens as a Business in India

Microgreens as a Business in India

By now, budding urban farmers would have gathered enough information to know that microgreens are the best bet to get their foot in the door for this business. While we have covered the basics – the what, when, where and how of growing microgreens – there is still...

How to Grow Microgreens in India

How to Grow Microgreens in India

Microgreens are, as the name suggests, young vegetable greens that are relatively smaller in size, usually 1-3 inches in size, but they are packed of nutrients and are attractive in colour with an aromatic flavour. They are grown similar to seedlings, and harvested...

Problems of Agriculture and Advantages of Hydroponics

Problems of Agriculture and Advantages of Hydroponics

Agriculture is known as the traditional occupation of India, and does provide livelihood for over 70% of the rural population. Although the study of agriculture is advancing with the times, there are still some problems of agriculture that are hard to overcome, which...

5 Ways of Doing Hydroponics in India- Sustenance

5 Ways of Doing Hydroponics in India- Sustenance

Hydroponics is a branch of farming which eliminates the use of soil. The term ‘hydroponics’ has been derived from ancient Greek, with hydros, meaning water and ponos, which is work. The primary functions of the soil in agriculture are four-fold: Providing nutrients to...