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National Bio-safety Committee (NBC)

Agriculture and farmers suffer as substandard seeds flood market

November 15, 2012 SALMAN ABDUHU LAHORE - The agricultural experts have said that developing countries like Pakistan would have to adopt genetically modified/biotech crops in the shortest possible time to ensure food security for rapidly growing population, saying that the future of agriculture growth depends on biotechnology. “The sale of illegal/substandard seeds especially Bt cotton seeds is another important issue that needs to be addressed by the government on priority basis to tap…

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