February 2019

A 20-post collection

Efficiency in Fertilizer Application

Fertilizer is the most important nutrient elements in soils and plays the most vital role in crop production in Bangladesh. Fertilizer application mainly depends on the soil types, growing season, irrigation applications and the cultivars used and agro-climatic conditions of the locations. Crops need many essential nutrients for optimum growth, »

Genetically Engineered Wheat for high Iron content in grains

Wheat a Triticum Spp. belongs to Gramineae family and its most widely cultivated species is Triticum aestivum (AABBDD) which has both hulled and free threshing types. The free threshing type is more prominent in cultivation all over the world. Its development as hexaploid has taken place in nature through repeated »

Genomic DNA Isolation from Blood:

In the course of the most recent couple of decades, PCR, next generation sequencing and microarray advancements have taken blood-based research to another dimension. Modern blood-based application ranges from DNA fingerprinting, whole genome sequencing, blood banking to fluid biopsy and many more. Regardless of the application, pure, intact, double stranded »

YAMAHA’s ‘Expanding Possibilities’ Dealer Conference in Vietnam

YAMAHA has arranged a stunning ‘Expanding Possibilities – 2019’ dealer conference in historic Ho Chi Min City in Vietnam on 11 January 2019. Strategic planning was formulated through various activities for expansion of sales for 2019 in the conference. The achievers for the year 2018 were awarded in various category on »

Awareness Program on Rooftop Gardening

ACI Fertilizer is focusing on urban farming by providing fertilizer solutions; like – organic fertilizer, ready mix-soil, micro-nutrients and foliar products. It arranges different types of training and awareness program for urban gardeners on plant nutrition management. ACI Fertilizer organized an awareness program for rooftop gardeners on 26 January 2019 at »

Integrated Marketing Communication of Ratno Fertilizer

ACI Fertilizer launched NPKS Fertilizer under Ratno Brand in November 2017 and got a tremendous response from the market with a sales of growth 100%. Considering its potentials, ACI Fertilizer is promoting NPKS Fertilizer (Ratno) through extensive integrated marketing communication. “Ratno” is a balanced fertilizer containing a proper mixture of »

ACI Seed Field day with Channel Partner Farmers

As part of partnership with Daakbox Agro, ACI Seed arranged seven field day programs at Chuadanga district in January 2019. About 700 potato farmers observed the performance of ACI Seed potato in these field days. As part of an exposure visit, seven lead farmers also visited ACI Seed potato production »

CIP Scientists visit Potato Seed Production System of ACI

As part of the collaboration with International Potato Center (CIP), twelve international tuber crops scientists from Germany and India visited ACI Seed Potato production system at Dinajpur, Bangladesh. The visiting scientists observed the facilities and praised the support by both technical and administrative staffs involved as outstanding. Such international visit »

ACI Seed wins Top Prize at Nat’l Vegetable Fair 2019

ACI Agribusiness, the leading aggregator of agri inputs in Bangladesh participated in the National Vegetables Fair, held at Krishibid Institute in the capital’s Khamarbari area from 24- 26 January 2019. There was much hype centering the fair and it lived up to expectations as various agribusinesses showcased their products »

ACI Seed to Promote Entrepreneurship in Rice Seedling Value Chain

An Agreement signing ceremony between Rice and Diversified Crops (RDC) project of ACDIVOCA and ACI Seed held on 28 January 2019 at ACDIVOCA Office. Dr. F H Ansarey, Managing Director and CEO, ACI Agribusiness and Mr. Cuan Opperman , Chief of Party, RDC Project signed the agreement to explore a new »

Microbes Help Make the Coffee

When it comes to processing coffee beans, longer fermentation times can result in better taste, contrary to conventional wisdom. Lactic acid bacteria play an important, positive role in this process. Other species of microbes may play a role in this process as well, but more research is needed to better »