Organic Farming

Organic farming is a form of agriculture, which avoids the use of synthetic inputs such as synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides, and genetically modified organisms, plant growth regulators and livestock feed additives. As for as possible organic farmers rely on crop rotation, crop residues, animal manures, and mechanical cultivation to maintain soil productivity, supply plant nutrients […]

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Food detectors

Adulteration in food is normally present in its most crude form, prohibited substances are either added or partly or wholly substituted. This ultimately results that the consumer is either cheated or often become victim of diseases. Such types of adulteration are quite common in developing countries or backward countries. However, adequate precautions taken by the […]

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Food for thought

Generally, if a food contains a poisonous or deleterious substance that may render it injurious to health, it is adulterated. There are two exceptions to this general rule. First, if the poisonous substance is inherent or naturally occurring and its quantity in the food does not ordinarily render it injurious to health, the food will […]

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Scientific Curiosity

Young children are very curious. They explore, question, and wonder, and by doing so, learn. When we are curious about something new, we want to explore it. And while exploring we discover. By turning the light switch on and off over and over again, the toddler is learning about cause and effect. When I asked […]

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