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Fungicide Spray in Apple Amid Covid-19 Crisis

By: Showkat Salim Fungicides are chemical compounds that inhibit or destroy the growth of fungi or fungal spores. Use of fungicides in Kashmir in many agriculture or horticulture crops particularly apple is a century old…



Agriculture Amidst Covid-19 Pandemic

By: Dr. Parveen Kumar, Dr. D. Namgyal The deadly COVID 19 virus that threatens the whole mankind has put the lives and livelihoods of many at risk. The pandemic is no longer a regional issue…


In Defence of Kashmir’s Poplar Trees

By: Jauhar Rafeeq and Tanveer Ahmad It is most tragic that government had started a war against poplar trees without taking any opinions from experts of the said field. Lakhs of poplar trees are being…




Kashmir’s Unheard Fish Stories

By: Rafique Khan In a magazine photo essay (Kashmir Walla, January 13-19, 2020) the headline reads: “Kashmiri fishes are disappearing along with the community”. The magazine reporter Bhat Burhan quotes a fish monger’s anguished cry:…