2 edition of Water and nutrient management for sustainable production and quality of spices found in the catalog.
Water and nutrient management for sustainable production and quality of spices
National Seminar on Water and Nutrient Management for Sustainable Production and Quality of Spices (1997 Madikeri, India)
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by A.K. Sadanandan ... [et al.].|
|Contributions||Indian Society for Spices.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||178 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||178|
|LC Control Number||00370499|
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Water is needed for all aspects of life. Without safe drinking water, humans, animals and plants cannot survive. And still, half of the people in the developing world are suffering from diseases associated with inadequate provision of water supply and sanitation facilities (see also water sanitation and health).Every day around children die from diarrhoea (see also water-related diseases). Site Specific Nutrient Management (SSNM) "ITC Spices holds a Rainforest Alliance certificate for its chilli production across acres of farmland in Andhra Pradesh and Telengana. Rainforest Alliance certification helps protect the environment and ensure sustainable livelihood.
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