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Rooftop Gardening

Balbir Dhotra and Satesh Kumar A roof garden is a type of garden situated on a roof of a building. This type of garden can...

Palash The Flame of the forest

Ranjeet Singh Butea monosperma (Lam.) Taub. or Dhak or Tesu or Flame of the forest or Bastard Teak with whatever name you call this beautiful...

The ways animals communicate

Prof. B.L Kaul We humans tend to take pride in that we are different because of our communicative skills like language and so on. However,...

Malabar Neem A boon for farmers in Jammu

Dr Kamal Kishore Malabar Neem (Melia composita) is also known as Burma Dek. It belongs to family of neem and local drek. But it is...

Exquisite wild flowers

O P Sharma Vidyarthi Wild flowers blooming in the wilderness are mother natures heart stealing gift. What a lovely architecture of petals all elegantly smiling in...

Aquaculture potential of J&K State

Dr Priya Manhas Aquaculture, also known as aqua farming, is the farming of aquatic organisms such as fish, crustaceans, molluscs and aquatic plants. Aquaculture is...

GHORDI: A region unexplored

Dr. Vaini Gupta After a long time, I had the chance to visit the home place of my spouse. The place is known by the...

Termites are beneficial

Maneka Gandhi When my husband died, I inherited his work table, a long wooden desk with huge drawers. It has travelled with me from house...

Snake diversity of Jammu City

Amit Sharma A SOS phone call on November 11 at around 8:00 am, the caller in a highly tensed voice said that there is a...

Modern Day Packaging of Food A source of toxins

Dr. Asha Singh In our modern society, readymade junk food is preferred over homemade food and most of these ready to eat food items are...

Plastic invades Karloop

Ashwani Sharma It’s not a good story to tell anyways . Rather,painful and worrisome. Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and ban on plastics notwithstanding , villages in...

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