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About 2,500 B.C., Greek farmers carved wooden scarecrows in the image of Priapus, the son of Dionysus and Aphrodite, creating a “scarecrow” that was supposedly ugly enough to scare the birds away from their vineyards, ensuring a good harvest. The first scarecrow was invented by the Egyptians ...
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Oryza. sativa was recovered from a grave at Susa in Iran (dated to the 1st century AD) at one end of the ancient world, another domestication of rice in South Asia. Today, the majority of all rice produced comes from China, India, Indonesia, ...
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The Green Revolution, or Third Agricultural Revolution, is a set of research technology transfer initiatives occurring between 1950 and the late 1960s, that increased agricultural production worldwide, particularly in the developing world, beginning most markedly in the late 1960s. The initiatives resulted in the adoption ...
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Most of the students, especially when they are in school dread mathematics. I also was like that when I was in school. As a school boy, mathematics was the most difficult subject for me. The marks I got for mathematics ...
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Muscle fatigue is a reduction in the ability of a muscle to do the job it was intended to do, or to exert a force. It often occurs after athletic training or participation in sports. It can have a number ...
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Latin American countries currently produce most of the coffee consumed worldwide, with Colombia and Brazil being the leading producers. Both Arabica and Robusta beans are produced throughout Latin America. Amazingly, Brazil is responsible for almost a third of all coffee production in the continent. Because of mostly ...
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In 1892, John Froelich invented and built the first gasoline/petrol-powered tractor in Clayton County, Iowa, US. A Van Duzen single-cylinder gasoline engine was mounted on a Robinson engine chassis, which could be controlled and propelled by Froelich's gear box. After receiving a patent, ...
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Google Maps are a fun and visual way to help the world understand geography concepts, map reading, location, and distance measurement. Besides using Google Maps helps to teach students the fundamentals of mapping, like latitude and longitude, you can inspire students to investigate the world and ...
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Ways in which the Agricultural sector can be improved Unavailability of water often times are not as a result of lack of precipitation, but due to poor water distribution networks or insufficient energy to pump water. Cheap sensors combined with some ...
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