Ghana open to cashew sourcing pact with Kerala

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, JUNE 29: Leading cashew producer Ghana has welcomed Kerala’s initiatives aimed at partnering with the African nation in production, technology transfer and direct import of cashew bypassing middlemen. This was made known after discussions between Eddison M Agbenyeagah, Charge ‘d’ Affaires, Ghana High Commission, with K. Ampady, Director, Information & Public Relations, Kerala. The Kerala government is currently hosting a...

Ghana open to cashew sourcing pact with Kerala

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, JUNE 29: Leading cashew producer Ghana has welcomed Kerala’s initiatives aimed at partnering with the African nation in production, technology transfer and direct import of cashew bypassing middlemen. This was made known after discussions between Eddison M Agbenyeagah, Charge ‘d’ Affaires, Ghana High Commission, with K. Ampady, Director, Information & Public Relations, Kerala. The Kerala government is currently hosting a...

Tissue culture to bring banana output revolution in India

BHAGALPUR: Aimed at augmenting banana yield in the region, the Bihar Agricultural University (BAU) has embarked on the 'plant tissue culture method' for commercial banana production, with help of the Tissue Culture Laboratory at BAU . Apart from better yield, the tissue culture method is also useful in warding fruit diseases that not only reduce production, but also cause wilting...

Bacterial blight affects pomegranate quality in Maharashtra

Pomegranates in Maharashtra have been affected by bacterial blight (oily spot) disease this season, causing damage to the fruit’s quality by up to 70% in the state. Pomegranates in Maharashtra have been affected by bacterial blight (oily spot) disease this season, causing damage to the fruit’s quality by up to 70% in the state. As a result, prices have been impacted...

Planting dwarf mango trees to fight supply shortage in India

To address the issue of land scarcity coming in the way of planting fruit-bearing trees, the horticulture department has decided to plant dwarf fruit trees across the city. This will enable more saplings to be planted in a small area, besides giving better yield. As part of the initiative, the department will provide dwarf varieties of mangoes and guava...

Will mangoes from Pakistan be banned from the EU?

The EU might well decide soon. Pakistan’s mango exports is on the verge of getting banned in the European Union (EU) for five years as three cases of interception were reported as a result of negligence of the concerned authorities. According to sources, two more export interceptions would result in a 5-year ban on Pakistani mango exports to the European...
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