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2,500 samples sent for avian influenza test in Jharkhand

2,500 samples sent for avian influenza test in Jharkhand

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Government To Take Action After ICAR Probe On Spurious Cotton Seeds

Expressing concern over sale of such seeds, he said the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has been asked to prepare a report and study the extent of penetration of spurious cotton seeds in the market

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Tomato Prices Still Ruling High At Rs 60-75 Per Kg

However, the supplies are expected to improve in coming days with rains receding in some parts helping transport of the crop to mandis.

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India To Screen GM Cotton Hybrids After Pest Attacks

India will screen genetically modified (GM) cotton hybrids on sale in the country to identify the varieties that are resistant to whitefly, a pest that recently caused extensive damages to crops in two northern states, a government official said. The whitefly attack on the Bt cotton variety in Punjab and Haryana was the first major infestation since India adopted transgenic cotton in 2002. It has stoked worries over the vulnerability of the GM seeds that yield nearly all of the cotton in the world's top producer.

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