Pulse crop For Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture

Possibilities of Chickpea Cultivation In Barind Track of Bangladesh
March 30, 2009, 3:31 PM
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Barind Tract largest Pleistocene physiographic unit of the Bengal basin, covering an area of about 7,770 sq km. This unit lies roughly between latitudes 24°20´N and 25°35´N and longitudes 88°20´E and 89°30´E. The Barind Tract covers most parts of the greater Dinajpur, Rangpur, Pabna, Rajshahi, Bogra, Joypurhat and Naogaon districts of Rajshahi division.barind-tract-of-bangladesh1

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Condition of pulse crops in Bangladesh
February 25, 2009, 11:11 PM
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percentage-of-area-planted-to-different-crops-in-bangladesh-at-05-06Pulses are an important alternative to vegetables for supplementing the diet of most people in the country. Pulses in the general remained a major source of protein wile animal food products rich proteins are beyond the reach of poor people.

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Problems that hinders pulses cultivation in Bangladesh
February 25, 2009, 12:35 AM
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Pulse crops can be grown throughout the year in Bangladesh. Mainly Lentil (Lens culinaris Medic), Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.), Grass pea (Lathyrus sativus L.), Fababean (Vicia faba) are suitable for winter (Rabi) season and Blackgram (Vigna mungo (L)Heper ) and Mungbean (Vigna radiate (L) Wilczek) are suitable for summer (Kharif-I and Kharif-II) season. But the area covered by these crops is not satisfactory. There are several biotic and abiotic stresses which limit pulse cultivation. In general, the followings are the major constrains to pulses production in Bangladesh.

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February 19, 2009, 8:38 PM
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What is Pulse Crop?
February 19, 2009, 4:17 PM
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peaPulse crop are those plants belonging to the legume family with papilionaceous flowers and pods containing seeds.  Continue reading