August 2018

A 16-post collection

Smart Tech Solution: Controlled Release Fertilizer

A controlled release fertilizer (CRF), as the name suggests, is an improvised type of fertilizer which has a controlled release period. Mostly found in the granular form, CRF has a varied release period dependent on its release mechanism, longevity, controlling factors, and overall technology behind it. Interestingly, its longevity can »

Quick Soil Test Shows If Nitrogen Is Needed

The lack of a rapid, cost-effective test for soil nitrogen is clearly a problem. Soil scientists at The Ohio State University and Cornell University think they have found a solution. They have shown that a test originally developed for extracting a particular protein in soil is actually a good test »

Fertilizer Congress 2017-18

On 14 July 2017, ACI Fertilizer arranged its annual sales conference titled “Fertilizer Congress 2017-18.” This congress is the annual meet-up of Fertilizer’s Field Force with the Management team. The conference was at ACI Centre, Dhaka. Dr. F H Ansarey, MD and CEO of ACI Agribusiness inaugurated the Fertilizer »

ACI Fertilizer Participated in National Tree Fair

ACI Fertilizer is participating in the Annual Tree Fair or Brikkho Mela which has started on 18 July 2018 at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka. Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the event organized by Government’s Department of Forest. ACI Fertilizer always promotes the color of nature-“green”, hence the stall »

Technical Training for ACI Seed Field Force

On 22 July 2018, ACI Seed and Advanta jointly organized a technical training for the field force of ACI Seed. The aim of the training was to strengthen the product knowledge and technical know-how of the Sales Officers, Marketing Officers, Area Sales Managers, Regional Sales Managers and the Product Management »

Fruit Fair in Rajshahi

A fruit fair has recently taken place in GodagariUpazilla of Rajshahi District from 19th to 21st July 2018. The fair was organized by Godagari Department of Agriculture Extension and local MP Omar Faruk Chowdhury was present as the chief guest in the fair. ACI Fertilizer along with ACI Motors participated »

Breeding values of studying Cucumber Mosaic Virus

Being an ultramicroscopic obligatory parasite, viruses are quite difficult to study. In ancient time, plant viral diseases were identified based on only symptoms. Controlling viral diseases of plants has always been difficult as a virus has no cellular component. Molecular biology has changed the world of virology, pathology etc. Since »

Sharing is Caring!

Do you know that there are plastics made from corn starch? Such plastics often referred to as 'Corn Starch plastic', comes from fermented plant starch (mostly from corn). Their technical name is Polylactic Acid (PLA). PLA is used for different purposes including making cold drink cups, deli and takeout containers, »

Believe it or not!

• There are over 3000 varieties of pears worldwide. • Pears used to be called “butter fruit” for its soft, butter-like texture. • Pears are a part of the rose family. • Before tobacco was introduced in Europe, pear leaves were smoked. • Pears are one of the highest-fiber fruits, offering six grams per medium-sized »

Moving Fish Farms Lets Seagrass Meadows Thrive

Commercial fish farms should be moved away from seagrass meadows in order for both to thrive in the future, according to new research. The meadows boost human well-being and the economies of coastal communities, but waste material from finfish aquaculture is known to have damaged seagrass populations worldwide. However, off »