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Why there are black spots on tomatoes?
The causes might be, The lack of Calcium supply The rise of humidity in the night time would block the transport of Calcium to immature leaves Fertilizer with high ratio of Ammonium, Nitrogen, Potassium and/or Magnesium would block the Calcium absorption High salinity and acidity in the soil would be another cause for lack of Calcium absorption The solutions are as follows; Protect the moisture of the soil. A  mulch can be used for  this Provide sufficient Calcium for the plants ...
 
What procedure should be adopted in cultivation, production and processing of traditional varieties of organic rice?
Answer: The procedure adopted in cultivation, production and processing of quality rice using organically produced traditional varieties of paddy is outlined below: Cultivation Seasonal cropping calendar or Farm almanac. There are two seasons – the – “Yala”, is from April to September in Srilanka. Paddy varieties should be selected taking into consideration the soil condition and climate of the area. Select unmixed high quality seed paddy with no damaged grains. Consumer preferen ...
 
What is the proper way of planting a coconut seedling?
please click the below link to read the answer What is the proper way of planting a coconut seedling?   Thiwanka: 0722953889 Practical Answers Sri Lanka Practical Action Sri Lanka No 05, Lionel Edirisinghe Mawatha,Colombo 05,Sri Lanka. Tel : +94-112829412,  Fax: +94-112856188 Email : This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Tags: Other Crops
 
What is the proper way of planting a coconut seedling?
please click the below link to read the answer What is the proper way of planting a coconut seedling?   Thiwanka: 0722953889 Practical Answers Sri Lanka Practical Action Sri Lanka No 05, Lionel Edirisinghe Mawatha,Colombo 05,Sri Lanka. Tel : +94-112829412,  Fax: +94-112856188 Email : This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
 
What is hydroponics or soil less culture? What are its advantages and disadvantages?
Answer: Hydroponics system is an alternative technique used to alleviate many problems faced in traditional cultivation. It is a technology for growing plants in nutrient solutions that supply all nutrient elements needed for optimum plant growth with or without the use of an inert medium such as gravel, vermiculite, rockwool, peat moss, saw dust, coir dust, coconut fibre, etc. to provide mechanical support. The advantages and disadvantages associated with this technique are given below. Adva ...
 
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