Agribusiness management

Importance Of Fermentation And Enzymology In Food Processing

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fermentation and enzymology in food processing

Fermentation and its use in the food industry Many-a-times the beneficial attributes of microorganisms outweigh the harm they cause. They are widely used in various processes to produce several value-added products that are of commercial importance. Fermentation, one such process, refers to the conversion of carbohydrates to alcohol or organic acids with the help of microorganisms under anaerobic conditions. It […]

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Indian Agrochemical Market Overview

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Indian AgroChemical Market Overview

Agrochemicals Crop protection chemicals are broadly classified into the following classes: Insecticides: The chemicals that are used to protect plants from insects and pests are known as insecticides. 22% of the global crop protection chemicals market is constituted by the insecticides Fungicides: This class of crop protection chemicals is used to control the spread of fungal diseases in plants. They […]

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Agrochemical Management: Risks, Benefits and Strategies

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Agrochemical Management

Agrochemicals play a key role in increasing agricultural productivity by protecting crops from insects, pests, fungi, weed, rodents etc. Owing to their benefits, they have been used indiscriminately rising concerns over their usage. Nevertheless, they are indispensable in agriculture to maintain productivity as the population is exponentially increasing and so is the demand for food. Hence there is a need […]

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Food processing operations for a better future

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Food Processing Operations

What is food processing? Food is one of the basic requirements of life. It provides nutrients for healthy living and the growth of all organisms. Raw food materials such as crop produce, marine products, poultry and meat undergo processing to get transformed into edible products. This process of value addition is known as food processing which is basically of two […]

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Constituents of food and its functions

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Constituents of Food and Functions

Humans are omnivorous in nature and draw nutrition from food which could be from either or both plant and animal sources. Certain edible fungi such as mushrooms also serve as food. The vital nutrients that can be obtained from food are carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins and minerals. Carbohydrates: Carbohydrates, in simplest terms, are sugars and contain carbon, hydrogen and oxygen. […]

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Online programs in agriculture and related fields

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Online Programs in Agriculture

Agriculture is an age-old scientific industry essential for crop and animal management but with recent advances in technology this ancient practice has developed other specified operations.Education programs offer professional improvement, business and industrial training for basic knowledge and agricultural skills. Agriculture and related fields Knowledge of specific methods and techniques ensure proper, safe performance and management of agricultural operations. This […]

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Effects of Modern Agriculture on Human Health

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Modern Agriculture Human Health

Researchersand leaders in the field of agriculture and health are needed to build good governance or policies, facilitate global integration and achieve common goals. Bidirectional connections and capacity building between health and agriculture at all levels helps translate the conceptual links into comprehensive action. Impact of Agriculture on health Fundamental activity of agriculture that helps sustain large societies has increased […]

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Career as a Farm Manager

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Career Farm Manager

The farm manager is employed by a farmer to manage a farm or group of farms. Farm managers are responsible for obtaining better yield and profitability by deciding on the crops, livestock management and production, plan farming activities, supervise other staff, planting, spraying crop protection chemicals, harvesting the crops, marketing and selling crops, documentation of all details including financial aspects […]

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Importance of Macro and Micro Nutrients for Crops

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Macro & Micro Nutrients

Plant nutrition It is well known that the growth and development of the plant are majorly dependent on the availability of nutrients in the soil. Plants need a total of 16 elements for completion of a productive life cycle. There are two classes of nutrients based on the quantities they are required for the growth and development-macronutrients and micronutrients. They […]