Our Co-founder and Managing Trustee-Crispino Lobo's interview was published as a special feature on 7 January 2017 in Agrowon - A popular Marathi daily that exclusively disseminates Agriculture related news.
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Plasticulture is the application of plastics in agricultural cultivation and is fast becoming the most sought-after technique to augment farm yields and farm income. But, there is also a flip side as dangerous toxins released from the polyethylene film can remain in the soil for centuries leading to intense plastic pollution in the agricultural domain.