Aromatic, full of flavour and a favourite for many, Vanilla is one of the most loved and popular flavours in the world. It is well known for flavouring ice creams and soft drinks.
Along with food types like coffee, chocolate chip cookies, custard and yoghurt, it is found in cosmetics, scents, soaps, and a wide range of perfumes as well. Vanilla is ubiquitous and an indispensable part of our lives.
There is a continuously increasing demand for food from the planet’s growing population. This has put a pressure on farmers worldwide to increase their yields. This is particularly difficult since around 20-30% of the yields are lost to the onslaught of pathogens, insects and weeds. The toll increases when we take climate change into consideration as well.
Agriculture is the world’s oldest profession. And around the world, farmers are reverting to age-old farming techniques to meet the growing needs of the planet. This is where AI has a huge role to play in making farming more sustainable.
One of the challenges facing the planet today is food security. And with our population slated to touch 10 billion not too far into the future, this will become an even bigger challenge. We need alternative farming innovations to become mainstream.
Avocados are supertasty and superhealthy. But growing avocados is superhard. They need a lot of water and they’re prone to a lot of diseases and pest infestations. If you want healthy avocados, you need a solution that will help avocados grow naturally.
The water crises that we saw across Maharashtra and Chennai earlier this year are an ominous portent for India. With reports stating more than 100 million people losing access to safe water soon, India needs to take drastic steps to preserve her freshwater sources.
We are at the point where saving the earth literally means saving the earth. We need to look at how we’ve mistreated our soil and nurture it back to the stage where it can continue to sustain life on Earth for us and our future generations.
Earth’s population is slated to touch the 10-billion mark not too far into the future. Not only does this call for a radical overhaul of our food distribution systems, it needs a brand-new, age-old look at food production too, beginning with agriculture.
Not only is composting great for your plants, it is also awesome for our planet. Instead of discarding organic waste, you can actually use it to grow life. And if you’ve always wanted to compost and didn’t know where to start, we have everything you need to know.
Some amount of fruit drop – the premature shedding of fruit from a tree before its time – is considered normal in the world of cultivation. However, it is alarming when a very large number of fruit or produce “drops” or is lost prematurely. This kind of fruit drop has long been a cause of worry for farmers everywhere. Magic Gro is the solution.