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  1. News - World - FOOD

    European Commission bans pesticides blamed for killing bees

    Posted May 27th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... by insects, which is vital to global food production. Without them, many crops would be unable to bear fruit or would have to be pollinated by hand. Bee numbers have slumped in Europe and the United ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1246691/european-commission-bans-pesticides-blamed-killing-bees
  2. Licence to kill

    Posted Apr 21st 2007, 12:00am by Oliver To

    ... of insect and an estimated number of them, so that we can decide the right kind of treatment to use. I then have to allocate the right amount of manpower based on the size of the site. For example, ... the consent of the customer before we get started. Customers usually want to know the type of pests infesting their premises and seek advice on how to keep insects from coming back after the treatment ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/589755/licence-kill
  3. Beware the source of seeds, farmers advise

    Posted Jun 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... to the flower of a female non-GM plant by insects or the wind. Scientists said this cross-pollination would not alter the plant itself or create genetically modified fruit, but the seeds could ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1004735/beware-source-seeds-farmers-advise
  4. News - China - FOOD

    Bid to lift hybrid rice yield to 15 tonnes a hectare slammed

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 03:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... yield," the  researcher said, declining to be named.  "As rice devotes every bit of its energy to increasing yield, it would have nothing left to deal with diseases and insects. Yuan's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1092631/bid-lift-hybrid-rice-yield-15-tonnes-hectare-slammed
  5. Farming- back to basics

    Posted Nov 13th 2007, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... parasitic insects by hand and set them free afterwards.' The students were inspired by the Brazilian farmers' commitment to their community. 'They believe in permaculture- teaching ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/615477/farming-back-basics
  6. Back to nature

    Posted Dec 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the food you want. All the insects and other forms of life are gone. Organic farming tries not to do that. It's a thought process and it's extremely analytical. You also need to be very ... of pesticide kills insects and other life forms. 'Farmers don't make money but, since the material world has nothing I want, the lack of a so-called material life doesn't bother me. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/986705/back-nature
  7. Career takes root in HK

    Posted Nov 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Remo Notarianni

    ... in a remote forest, but is unsafe in a crowded urban area. There are other factors, such as disease and insects, and numerous problems that emerge from the transportation of trees bought from places ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/660992/career-takes-root-hk
  8. Cultivating a healthier lifestyle

    Posted Apr 28th 2007, 12:00am by Rosheen Rodwell

    ... supplier Produce buyer Jargon Organic this term refers to the concept of the farm as an organism, in which all the component parts- the soil minerals, organic matter, micro-organisms, insects ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/590674/cultivating-healthier-lifestyle

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