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UK garden centre grows Britain’s first BLACK tomatoes (and they could help fight cancer)

The uniquely coloured tomato has black skin and contains healthy antioxidants. (SWNS) A plant nursery has become the first in Britain to grow BLACK tomatoes. The unusual fruit, which has ...

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Half of key wild crops missing from gene banks

Gene banks, the place to preserve the genetic heritage of crops and wild plant species by the freezing of cuts of plants, or stocking the seeds for further needs. Now ...

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World got it’s first livestock gene bank

Now a day, scientists are trying to preserve the genetic heritage of crops and animals by the technique called gene bank. Gene banks are a type of biorepository which preserve ...

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Malaysia to sign MoU with India on agriculture production

Malaysia will sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with India with a view to enhance agriculture production and productivity towards food security by year-end. Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob, Agriculture ...

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India offers to share its vast experience in agriculture with ASEAN nations

Sharad Pawar, Minister for Agriculture and Food Processing Industries offered to share its experience of the progress of Indian agriculture with ASEAN nations. “India does not only achieved self sufficiency ...

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Seed marketing with SMS by FAO- West Africa

FAO(Food & Agriculture Organisation) is using novel ways of delivering quality seed to farmers. Last week, national staff from Côte d’Ivoire(West Africa) participated in a training workshop on mobile technology-based ...

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FDA probes arsenic presence in rice from India, other nations.

The US health watchdog FDA is conducting a detailed inspection of the arsenic level in rice being sold in the American market, including those of basmati variety imported from India. ...

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Brazil and China scramble for agricultural influence in Africa.

Agriculture is central to Chinese and Brazilian development efforts – how trailblazing are their methods? China and Brazil have identified agriculture as central to their development efforts in Africa, confident in the belief that they ...

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Falling rupee takes shine off India’s apple imports: USDA

Apples, the most heavily consumed imported fruit in India, may lose their shine as the rupee’s depreciation affects imports, a report said. “A continued decline of the rupee against the dollar could ...

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