Posts tagged ‘Understanding



Understanding glyphosate resistance in pigweeds

Posted on: Thursday, Mar 22, 2018

“Herbicide resistance in weeds has been a huge problem, not only in Kansas and the U.S. but many parts of the world,” said Mithila Jugulam, a K-State weed scientist and co-author of the PNAS article. “What we found that was new was how these weeds …

“Herbicide resistance in weeds has been a huge problem, not only in Kansas and the U.S. but many parts of the world,” said Mithila Jugulam, a K-State weed scientist and co-author of the PNAS article. “What we found that was new was how these weeds …

Understanding a burning issue for India’s forests

Posted on: Tuesday, May 3, 2016

They also burn the needles of the chir pine, which form a slippery carpet on the ground. “In the Terai region, honey collectors often start fires to drive away bees,” says B P Gupta, Principal Conservator of forests. The 2012 report quoted the FSI’s …

About Mithila

Mithila is an ancient cultural region of South Nepal and North India lying between the lower ranges of the Himalayas and the Ganges River. The Nepal border cuts across the top fringe of this region. The Gandak and Kosi Rivers are rough western and eastern boundaries of Mithila. The Ramayana records a dynastic marriage between Prince Rama of Ayodhya and Sita, the daughter of Raja Janak of Mithila. The town of Janakpur, in the northern Nepali section of Mithila, is believed to be Janak's old capital.

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