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Using ozone to protect papaya exports

Postharvest diseases reduce the value and quality of agricultural products, leading to economic losses for growers and producers. This is a major issue for agricultural countries like Malaysia, which exports ...

dateMay 15, 2015 in Biotechnology
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16 new lettuce breeding lines from ARS

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists in California have developed 16 new lettuce breeding lines. Lettuce production in the United States is concentrated mostly in California and Arizona, where ...

dateMay 15, 2015 in Biotechnology
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Iconic Indian fish on the brink of extinction

The legendary humpback Mahseer, one of the world's most iconic freshwater fish, is on the brink of extinction according to scientists from Bournemouth University in the UK and St. Albert's College in Kochi, ...

dateMay 14, 2015 in Ecology
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