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Grasshoppers have ears in their bellies

Image source Unlike humans, grasshoppers do not have ears on the side of their head. Like the ears of people, the grasshopper sound detector is a thin membrane called a tympanum, or “eardrum”. In adults, the tympanum is covered and protected by the wings, and allows the grasshopper to hear the songs of its fellow grasshoppers. The

‘Chokuwa Rice’ of Assam get GI tag

‘Chokuwa rice’ of Assam has been approved for the Geographical Indication (GI) tag. Chokuwa rice of Assam is a unique gift of nature. This class of rice is not known in any other parts of the world. Chokuwa rice is a special class of semi glutinous winter rice (Sali rice in vernacular) of Assam which is in cultivation from time