Monthly Archives: June 2019

White, shiny, aromatic and more…signals of finesse and identity – How consumer choice affects agricultural biodiversity?

Published on June 18, 2019 under volume2-issue2-article
White, shiny, aromatic and more…signals of finesse and identity – How consumer choice affects agricultural biodiversity?
Agro-biodiversity, bewildering types of agricultural crops and their visible and invisible features, is central to our sustainable food system. Like biodiversity, there are many players that crafted the rich spectra of cultivated crops. Human agency has been at the focal point in multifarious forms and capacities. One such key player in…
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WILD UNCULTIVATED EDIBLE PLANTS OF INDIA

Published on June 16, 2019 under volume2-issue2-wildplants
WILD UNCULTIVATED EDIBLE PLANTS OF INDIA
Part 2 (......after part 1) Nelumbo nucifera Family: Nelumbonaceae A perennial aquatic herb boasting soft pink flowers does not only soothe our eyes but also fills up our stomach with all edible parts. Like it’s ubiquitous distribution in the stagnant water bodies across the country, it’s culinary tradition is diverse…
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Glimpses Of Nature And Culture

Published on June 16, 2019 under volume2-issue2-glimpses
Glimpses Of Nature And Culture
An airport for feathery flyers We heard about birds hitting the aircraft, occupy the runway even there are drones to divert them but having an airport for them is beyond our imagination. However, it seems to be true in other sense in China. Tianjin city council along with Asian Development…
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The hidden structure of tropical forests

Published on June 15, 2019 under volume2-issue2-article
The hidden structure of tropical forests
Humans seem to constantly seek patterns, and their explanations, in nature, even when doing so has no obvious intrinsic value. Many years ago, I walked around in a tropical forest, overwhelmed by the complexity around me. I wondered to what extent there was order, some underlying explanation as to why…
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