1. 2017-01-20 Abstract, 2017 Agroforestry or growing trees in combination with agricultural crops is an age-old practice, especially in Asia and Africa.India, today, stands at the forefront of global efforts in promoting research and education in agroforestry. Agroforestry systems, in addition to the economic...
  2. Over the years it has become increasingly difficult for the more than 250 million Indians whose livelihood depends on agriculture, to make a sustainable income. Overcome by their extreme economic pressures, many take drastic steps to end their suffering. Reports suggest that, burdened by the...
  3. ll of us like to look at those pretty flowers blooming all around, especially during winter and spring. Remember that tree laden with yellow flowers, which hang like bunches of grapes? How often have you wondered:What's that flower?Nobody around you seems to know the answer. There was a time,...
  4. Down To Earth is a product of our commitment to make changes in the way we manage our environment, protect health and secure livelihoods and economic security for all. We believe strongly that we can and must do things differently. Our aim is to bring you news, perspectives and knowledge to...
  5. Abstract, 2018, International Journal of Aquaculture Composite carp farming is a poly-species pond culture system in which three Indian major carps (IMC) (Labeo catla,Labeo rohitaandCirrhinus mrigala) are co-stocked with three exotic major carps (Hypophthalmicthys molitrix,Ctenopharyngodon idella...
  6. Abstract, 2017,International Journal of Natural Resource Ecology and Management Allelopathy accounts for both beneficiary and detrimental biochemical relations amongst plants. The phenomenon has received great attention since the 1980’s all over the world; however, in India, research on...
  7. Abstract, Science Advances, 2018 July Humanity faces the grand challenge of feeding a growing, more affluent population in the coming decades while reducing the environmental burden of agriculture. Approaches that integrate food security and environmental goals offer promise for achieving a more...