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Impact of Agrochemicals on the environment

This article will give us an idea on the environmental situation with regards to agrochemicals in Pakistan. It tells   the history and the present age of agrochemical usage. The problems of institutional bargain for agrochemical research and progress, and government policies and legislation regarding import, manufacture, registration, sale and distribution …

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Performance study of Different Direct Solar Dryers

Performance study of Different Direct Solar Dryers written by . Syed Mudabbar  Hussain Shah, The Author is final year student of B.Sc (Hons.) in Food Engineering Department of Food Engineering University of Agriculture, Faisalabad.   In a direct solar dryer, the moisture of the product to be dried is taken away by the direct …

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Health benefits of oat grain

Oats, known scientifically as Avena sativa, are a hardy cereal grain able to withstand poor soil conditions in which other crops are unable to thrive. Oats gain part of their distinctive flavor from the roasting process that they undergo after being harvested and cleaned. Although oats are then hulled, this …

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Transformational responses to climate change

: a systems perspective of social change in mitigation and adaptation   There is a growing imperative for responses to climate change to go beyond incremental adjustments, aiming instead for society-wide transformation. In this context, sociotechnical (ST) transitions and social–ecological (SE) resilience are two prominent normative agendas. Reviewing these literatures …

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Air masses and how they Affect the weather

Introduction: Air masses are the huge body (bubbles) of air whose specific properties of humidity, temperature at any latitude are homogeneous in any direction around the global. The term ‘air mass’ was introduced some 70 years ago by Norwegian meteorologists from Bergen, Norway. Air are not similar everywhere around the …

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Why MAP Packaging is Prefer over other Packaging?

       In the MAP process, there are different systems that have been developed for different food requirements. Vacuum Packaging  Vacuum packaging involves the removal of air, particularly oxygen, to create a vacuum to prevent oxidation. Oxidation refers to chemical reactions that occur in the presence of oxygen, for …

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Environmental pollution and its impact on human health

In developing countries of Asia, environmental pollution is the major problem. Pakistan is also facing the serious threat of environmental pollution. This  is mainly results due to different activities performed by men e,g agricultural practices, transportation , construction, which not only attenuate the environment but also resulting a large amount …

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Organic agriculture is helping save bees from extinction

Organic agriculture is helping save bees from extinction   Conventional farming has become a reckless institution that pays no heed to soil nutrition, soil microbes, wildflowers and the natural habitat of pollinators. Under today’s conventional farming systems, insects and herbs are expendable. Farming now works against nature instead of working …

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Denunciation of climatic condition especially in monsoon season causes increase of dengue fever

Denunciation of climatic condition especially in monsoon season causes increase of dengue fever   With growing urbanization, industrialization, agricultural and other anthropogenic activities, fresh water resources such as rivers, lakes, streams and ground water are being depleted. Besides, these water resources are being contaminated with toxic metals, hospital waste, pharmaceuticals, …

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