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How GMO can be used to control weed, boost crop productivity- Don

The former Director General of National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Professor Bamidele Solomon that genetic modification crops could help fight weed in the farm. Weed which grow side by side with crops also compete for food with the crop. Fertilizers applied on the farm does little or no impact on …

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FAO, NISS advocate for national soil policy for Nigeria 

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Nigeria Institute of Soil Science (NISS) have called for the need to enact a national soil policy that would tackle the destruction of soil. This call was made on Wednesday at the World Soil Day celebration in Abuja tagged: “Stop Soil Erosion. Save …

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Nigerian govt says border drill increased rice production

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the ongoing border drill that has largely curbed foreign rice smuggling into Nigeria has boosted rice production while fast-tracking the country’s quest to achieve rice self-sufficiency The Minister stated this at a press conference he addressed after leading a …

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