Gypsum is a very soft sulfate mineral composed of calcium sulfate dehydrate. Recently, there was a presentation made in Soil Improvement Symposium where latest research and practical insights into using gypsum in Agriculture.
Usage of toxic pesticides for managing pest issues has become a common practice around the world. Pesticides are used almost everywhere - besides agricultural fields, they are finding regular usage in homes, parks, schools, buildings, forests and roads.
A kutcha road is a dirt track made by mud. On plans, there exist ambitious programs to covert kutcha road into a proper road. Some time back, Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh announced that in one of the States 5,733 km of kutcha roads in the villages of the State would be converted to blacktop soon under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY).