Malta cultivation sees success in Bhaluka (Video)

Mymensingh Correspondent: Aftab Uddin Chanu of Bhaluka upazila under the district has set an example of successful commercial culitvation of malta, a popular citrus fruit. “Earlier I worked as supervisor at a malta orchard owned by Monmohan Sarker of Kalmakanda upazila in Netrakona district. After gaining experience from there for four years, I started malta cultivation at Panchgaon village in […]

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Mushroom snacks win hearts (Video)

Tangail Correspondent: Morsheda Akter Lipi shows a mushroom plant at a culture centre next to her snacks factory in Tangail. Inset, She shuffles through the racks of packed snacks that she made in her factory. With the will, confidence, perseverance and hard work to make things happen, Morsheda Akter Lipi of Tangail has proved that she can accomplish anything she […]

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Strawberry cultivation offers opportunity to farmers (Video)

Khagrachhari Correspondent: Strawberry cultivation was a dream of Bimal Chandra Chakma and Munmun Chakma, who is now the pioneer couple of Khagrachhari who has made strawberry cultivation commercially successful in the district. They started strawberry cultivation in 2011 on 50 decimals of lands at Karallachhari Mukh area under Mohalchhari upazila. Now, as of 2014, their plantation has grown to 200 […]

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A new horizon for Malta Cultivation (Video)

Chapainawabganj Correspondent: When Motiur Rahman, a driver by profession, from Rehaichar in Chapainawabganj town first planted malta trees, results were far from certain. The red, hard and dry Barind Tract soils offers challenge to even seasoned farmers. Maltas have no tradition of being grown there. Nonetheless, Motiur thought to give them a try. “Palms with deep green or blackish leaves […]

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Pigeon Farming : Hobby turns to livelihood

Jhenidah Correspondent: Selim Reza, 48, son of the late Nurul Islam of Kushumpur village under Moheshpur upazila of the district turned his childhood hobby of rearing rare pigeons into a livelihood. Bringing people from across the nation to his farm. Selim passed his SSC in 1986, HSC 1988 and BA in 1990, but did not want to get a traditional […]

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British trio scientists awarded Physics Nobel prize for topology

International Desk: British-born scientists David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz were awarded this year’s Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for work that “revealed the secrets of exotic matter,” the prize committee said. The three “opened the door” to an unknown world where matter takes unusual states or phases, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said. They were for […]

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BAU online application process begins, Exam 29 October

BAU Correspondent: The online application process for admission into the undergraduate courses at Bangladesh Agricultural University for 2016-2017 academic sessions will begin today and continue till October 6. The online application for admission for the first year honours courses at Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) in Mymensingh under the academic session 2016-17 will begin from today (September 07) and continue till […]

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Sustaining Boro while saving water

Bangladesh Agricultural University Correspondent: Rice is the staple food of Bangladesh contributing to about 95 per cent of the total food grain production in our country. About 11 million tons of rice is being produced in the country, of which 55 per cent is obtained during the Boro season. Professor Md Moshiur Rahman, teacher and researcher of Agronomy department of […]

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