STRAWBERRIES AND IT’S NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS

STRAWBERRIES AND IT'S NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS

The moment I hear the word ‘Strawberry’ the first thing that comes to my mind is the dark red juicy strawberries of Mahabaleshwar. How about you? Have you ever wondered what is so good about this fruit that we all love? It is loved so much that you tend to get various food products ranging from syrups to biscuits, toffees, chocolates to ice creams etc with this flavour. People want to enjoy its flavour in any form possible. Let us have a look at its nutritional values and its health…

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Silage Production for Livestock

Silage Production for Livestock

Definition: Silage is the process of preservation of chaffed green fodder in anaerobic condition (no air inside the pit/bank/ tube) by way of fermentation method. The fodder should have good sugar content and required moisture to prepare good feeds as sugar is utilized in fermentation process to make lactic acid by microorganisms. Cereal green fodder crops like maize, Napier, sugarcane tops are most suitable for making silage. Other leguminous crops like alafalafa, lablab are also suitable for making silage. The following points should be kept in mind before harvesting green…

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