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SA fails to meet water challenges

SA fails to meet water challenges

Johannesburg - A country like South Africa, where rainfall is variable and unpredictable, has to plan for the worst. Specifically, it has to plan to manage the impacts of drought. For cities, present practice is to store enough water to supply the ... IOL, 1 week ago

20% excess rain for TN-Puducherry subdivision till date

The Met subdivision of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry has received 20 per cent excess rainfall until now during the Northeast monsoon season that commenced more than a week behind schedule. The monsoon has compensated the delay by pounding the twin ...
 Hindu Business Line1 week ago

Five-day November bounty cheers farmers in Madurai

Storage level comfortable in dams; 50,100 ha ready for samba cultivation While rainfall recorded in the district in the whole of November last year was 95.8 mm, the first five days of this month alone recorded 96.12 mm. Agriculture Department ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago

FAO - 'Delayed Planting in May Lead to 50 Percent Crop Loss'

Delayed and poor rainfall in a number of Sudanese localities during this year's rainy season may lead to a significant decrease of yields in the November-January harvest period, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported. According to a ...
 Individual.com3 weeks ago

Periyar dam level rises by four ft in 48 hours

Sothuparai dam records 100 mm rainfall With good rain on the Western Ghats and in the interior areas of Kerala, water level in Periyar dam rose by about four feet in the last 48 hours, cheering farmers and bringing a sigh of relief to officials in ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago

Rural slump pushes Hindustan Unilever profit down

HUL cut prices and raised ad spending, but net profit fell 2.6% as rural incomes were hit by deficient rainfall Analysts on average were expecting a profit of Rs.1,043 crore. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint Mumbai: Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) on ...
 Livemint.com1 month ago
Times of India

Deficient monsoon affects crops in Maharashtra, water levels down in dams

MUMBAI: Maharashtra is facing a grim situation with the state receiving 58 per cent average rainfall so far. Though the monsoon is showing some signs of recovery, many districts in the state are facing drought-like situation. Eight districts have ...
 Times of India2 months ago

Drought breaker to drought maker: El Nino around the Pacific

Clint Jasper, Monday November 23, 2015 - 07:43 EDT Farmers in The Philippines need solid early rainfall to get their dry season crops off to a good start. - ABC Farmers across the globe are bracing for a wide variety of extreme weather ...
 Weather Zone4 days ago

Research finds how to increase wheat yield during drought in rainfed environments

Farmers in climates where late-season drought occurs frequently may be able to increase wheat yield, according to research from The University of Western Australia. Researchers investigated the use of film-forming antitranspirants, which are ...
 PhysOrg.com2 months ago How crop prices and climate variables affect yield and acreage  Bio Fuel Daily5 days ago Study: Corn Prices and Climate Affect Yield and Acreage  USAgNet1 week ago Study shows how crop prices and climate variables affect yield and acreage  EurekAlert!1 week ago

SKUAST organises training programme for rural women, unemployed youth

Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Nov 20: Rainfed Research Sub Station for Sub-Tropical Fruits (RRSS), Raya of Sher-e- Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu (SKUAST-J), organized one day training programme on Value ...
 Daily Excelsior.com6 days ago
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