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Potential areas for oil seeds production

POTENTIAL AREAS FOR OILSEEDS PRODUCTION IN PAKISTAN Pakistan is facing a severe deficit of edible oils. Despite the fact that Pakistan is overwhelmingly an agrarian economy, it is unable to produce edible oils sufficient for domestic needs and substantial amount of foreign exchange is being spent on the import of …

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CHINA SLOWS DOWN APPROVAL OF GMO VARIETIES

CHINA SLOWS DOWN APPROVAL OF GMO VARIETIES By Chuck Abbott 4/24/2017 Anna McConnell U.S. officials have prodded China repeatedly for a faster and more open system for deciding whether to approve the import of new GMO crop varieties. China approved only one strain last year, a soybean strain from Bayer’s …

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Apiculture: An Art and Science of Honey production

                  Apiculture: An Art and Science of Honey production 1Nadia Niaz, 2Moeen Ijaz, 3Razia Shabir, *2Ehsan Raza Asif, 2Munawar Abbas 1Department of Food Technology, PMAS-Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi. 2Institute of Soil and Environmental Sciences, University of Agriculture Sciences, Faisalabad. 3Department of Soil Sciences, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan. *Corresponding Author: ehsanrazaasif@gmail.com …

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Organic rice success story

India’s organic rice success story proves that GMOs are unnecessary Thursday, September 29, 2016 by: Daniel Barker One of the biggest – but most easily debunked – lies we’ve been told about GM agriculture is that the technology is necessary to feed a steadily increasing world population. Monsanto and other …

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Western chocolate corporations causing new ‘Dust Bowl’ in third-world countries with destructive cacao farming practices Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by: Jennifer Lea Reynolds The effects of the Western World’s less-than-ideal way of farming, coupled with its need for greed, are being felt in countries across the globe – and that’s …

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