August 2019

A 15-post collection

Agriculture 4.0, facing the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The Fourth Industrial Revolution, also known as Industry 4.0, is the ongoing and upcoming changes in the way we live and work through the convergence of disruptive technologies. Such technologies include Internet of Things (IoT), robotics, virtual reality (VR), artificial intelligence (AI) etc. Industries such as hotel, taxi, education, »


ALT is a test that measures an enzyme called alanine aminotransaminase (ALT) or glutamic-pyruvic transaminase (GPT). This enzyme is made in the liver. It is released into the blood when liver tissues are damaged. The ALT test checks for and measures damage to the liver. It is also done to »

Cleanliness Campaign in Dhaka

ACI Water Pump and Yamaha Rider Club jointly organized "জল সবুজে আঁকা, প্রিয় শহর ঢাকা" campaign on 17 July 2019 at Uttara, Mirpur and Banasree areas of Dhaka city to raise awareness among the city dwellers about deadly lethal diseases like dengue, chikungunya »

Training session on Fosholi at TMSS HQ, Bogra

ACI Agribusiness, the leading aggregator of agri-inputs in Bangladesh organized a training session for 50 executives of Thengamara Mohila Sabuj Sangha (TMSS) regarding the operation and usage of Fosholi, ACI’s digital advisory platform for small-holder rice-farmers. TMSS IS one of the leading microcredit NGOs in Bangladesh focusing on fronts »

ACI launched Two New Models of Sonalika Tractors

ACI Motors, as a distributor of India-based multinational International Tractors, introduced two models of Sonalika tractors on 8 July 2019. The newly launched tractors have 48 horsepower and 75 horsepower engine capacities priced at Tk 10.60 lakh and 13.50 lakh respectively. At the launching in the capital’s »

ACI Fertilizer in Local Tree Fairs

Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) is arranging tree fairs in different places all over the country. The aims of these fair are to motivate and aware people to ensure agricultural technology expansion, meet nutritional demand, preserve ecological balance and socio-economic. ACI Fertilizer is participating in these fairs to promote balanced »

ACI Fertilizer extends Support for Flood Affected People

Due to climate change, flood has become a major challenge in many parts of our country. This year it has immensely affected the northern part of the country. Therefore, ACI Fertilizer’s Regional Manager and Area Executive for Rangpur along with their Marketing Officers initiated support activities for the helpless »

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Guavas are popular for making jellies, jams, marmalades and juices because of its high level of pectin. Guava Leaf Used in Textile Industry. Young guava leaves are boiled can be made into tea that can be used to clean the wound well! In El Salvador, Guava Tree Trunk Used to »

Believe it or not!

• There are around 150 species of guava that can be found in tropical and sub-tropical areas around the world. • Although related species can also be called guavas, they belong to other species or genera, such as the “pineapple guava” Acca sellowiana. • The wood of a guava tree is used for »

Scientists Pinpoint a Rice Gene that Confers Broad-spectrum Herbicide Resistance

Rice experts from the National Agriculture and Food Research Organization (NARO) in Japan and partners found a rice gene that confers broad-spectrum resistance to β-triketone herbicides. Benzobicyclon (BBC), a β-triketone herbicide, is useful in many rice paddies, however, some rice varieties are susceptible to BBC. Discovery of the genetic cause »