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A fungus that can degrade endosulfan identified

A group of scientists at Delhi University has now identified a fungus that can help degrade residue of an insecticide that poses danger to the environment as well as human health...............

Maharashtra govt to educate cotton farmers over bollworm attack, duplicate seeds

The state officials will meet farmers and ensure that the safety methods and right practices are explained through village committees during the kharif season..............

A pest gene can help fight pesticide contamination in environment: study

The scientists have isolated a gene that produces a highly efficient enzyme (Glutathione –S-transferase or GST) from bollworm, a pest. This enzyme, they say, can be used for removing pesticides from food and environment...........

Pink Bollworm threat looms large over Bt cotton industry

While the section of seeds industry are declaring an all out war on pink bollworm to save Bt Cotton in the current season, both the farmers and companies fear huge losses. The BioVoice tries to analyze the current situation and possible way out..........