Nigeria approves two GMO cotton Varieties

Nigeria ratifies two genetically modified heterogeneity of cotton.  The strains were modified by the Institute of Agricultural Research at the Ahmadu Bello University in the northern city of Zaria in collaboration with privately owned Mayco Nigeria Ltd. to include a gene that makes it pest resistant, according to Rose Gidado, assistant director at the Abuja-based National…

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“Naroban5” pest, disease resistant bananas

“Naroban5” crops were launch at the ministry’s department of crop inspection and certification office at Namalere Kawanda, in Wakiso district. A banana breeder with the National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO), said Naroban5 tastes and looks as good as traditional heterogeneity. Dr. Rabooni Tumuhimbise noted that the banana type is resistant to key banana diseases and…

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Version of CRISPR/Cas3 more impactful gene-editing tool

Investigators at Cornell University (Ithaca, NY, USA) delineate that Cas3 from Thermobifida fusca was found to be guided specifically towards Cascade-bound target DNA in the presence of an optimal Protospacer Adjacent Motif (PAM) sequence, and through physical interplay with the CasA component of the Cascade and the non-complementary strand of the ds-DNA substrate. This means…

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93 new cotton varieties to undergo national trials

93 new cotton varieties, including 85 Bt and eight (8) non-Bt varieties, would undergo national coordinated varietal trials (NCVT) all over Pakistan to assess their fabrication potentiality and fiber qualities. These varieties or germplasms included 41 evolve by the public sector and 44 by the private sector and all would be cultivated in four provinces…

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Premium quality exotic date palm varieties distributes among former of Pakistan

Pakistan government has take initiative to introduce of introducing tissue culture date palm verities to Pakistan farmer. The act will help you to yield maximum dates for strengthening of Pakistan economy and export oriented date industries. The plants are import from UK and UAE and Apprises of date varieties Ajwa, Anbarah, Khalas, Barhi, Medjael and…

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Pakistan’s cotton output surpasses during 2018 -19

Cotton harvest in Pakistan during 2018-19 seasons has already surpassed the total amount produced in the previous season. Ginneries in Pakistan have acquired 10.707 million bales of cotton by March 1, 2019, compared to the total arrival of 10.366 million bales in the previous season, according to the Pakistan Cotton Ginners’ Association (PCGA). In the…

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Anti-Cancer treatment targets activated platelets in tumor microenvironment

A novel chemotherapeutic agent transport system is based on the binding of an antibody-drug conjugate specifically directed to an exterior protein on energizing platelets in the tumor microenvironment. Based on the premise that platelets in the blood are progressively conceding as mediators of tumor swelling and metastasis, investigators at the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute…

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