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Normal 0 21 false false false EN-US X-NONE AR-SA SPECIFICATIONS DEVELOPMENT & THEIR IMPORTANCE While working in any organization whether manufacturing or services one will encounter the specifications and standards in any case. But QA people has more concerns about these as these are the people how are responsible not …

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Risk to food security from environmental degradation

THE World Commission on Environment and Development has warned that unless we change our lifestyle, the world will continue to face environmental damage and human suffering. The Commission, echoing an urgent need to tailor the pace and pattern of economic growth according to the Planet’s capacity, said that the humanity …

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Causes of sugar crisis

Sugarcane is the second largest non-food crop after cotton and ranks fifth in respect of acreage. Prolonged drought and heat stress decreased its production by 22 per cent in 1999-2000, and further 17 per cent in 2000-01. Of late, there has been confrontation between growers and millers over price. Growers …

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Food deficit and farm productivity

GROWING population and declining water resource have created food deficit. The cereal deficit alone may increase to 25 per cent by 2025, while China will enjoy a surplus of over three per cent despite having population, several times higher than ours. One of the reasons of higher crop production in …

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Reducing Food-borne Illness: Gut Health

Genes and genetic pathways involved in the intestinal health of chickens and pigs are described and genome-wide prediction tools for intestinal health are defined in the final scientific report from the EU group, Sustainable Animal Breeding (SABRE) subtitled ‘Cutting Edge Genomics for Sustainable Animal Breeding’. The aim of this work …

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Quality control of farm products

In today’s competitive world trade quality of product counts most. Those countries which ignore quality lose. Take the example of Pakistan. At the time of independence it inherited a quality control system which was confined to meat, cream, butter, mustard oil and eggs. Their grading was done on a voluntary …

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