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Entomologist advocates using GMO crops to improve farmers’ productivity

Wa, July 21, GNA – Dr Peter Quandahor, an Entomologist, has stressed the need for the government to adopt Genetically Modified Organism (G...

Entomologist advocates using GMO crops to improve Entomologist advocates using GMO crops to improve

Wa, July 21, GNA – Dr Peter Quandahor, an Entomologist, has stressed the need for.

July 21, GNA – Dr Peter Quandahor, an Entomologist, has stressed the need for the.

21, GNA – Dr Peter Quandahor, an Entomologist, has stressed the need for the government.



He said GM crops were craftily engineered to meet a specific target.



He said GM crops were craftily engineered to meet a specific target including.



Dr Quandahor, who is with the Wa Office of the Savanna.



Dr Quandahor, who is with the Wa Office of the Savanna Agricultural.



Dr Quandahor, who is with the Wa Office of the Savanna Agricultural Research.

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Dr Quandahor, who is with the Wa Office of the Savanna Agricultural Research Institute.



The adverse climate condition and erratic rainfall being experienced in the country in.

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The adverse climate condition and erratic rainfall being experienced in the country in recent.

/> The adverse climate condition and erratic rainfall being experienced in the country in recent times,.

adverse climate condition and erratic rainfall being experienced in the country in recent times, the.



Talking about the potential benefit of the GM crops to the country, the.

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Talking about the potential benefit of the GM crops to the country, the entomologist.

/> Talking about the potential benefit of the GM crops to the country, the entomologist said:.

about the potential benefit of the GM crops to the country, the entomologist said: “I.

the potential benefit of the GM crops to the country, the entomologist said: “I will.

Quandahor said the crop, when released, would be resistant to the Maruca vitrata pest of.

said the crop, when released, would be resistant to the Maruca vitrata pest of cowpea.



“The only method of control (of Maruca vitrata) best known to farmers is.

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“The only method of control (of Maruca vitrata) best known to farmers is the.

/> “The only method of control (of Maruca vitrata) best known to farmers is the use.

only method of control (of Maruca vitrata) best known to farmers is the use of.



He, however, said with the GM cowpea, the farmer required no or less.

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He, however, said with the GM cowpea, the farmer required no or less spraying.



The Entomologist, therefore, expressed hope that the success of the GM Bt cowpea.

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The Entomologist, therefore, expressed hope that the success of the GM Bt cowpea would.

/> The Entomologist, therefore, expressed hope that the success of the GM Bt cowpea would pave.



Genetic modification of plants involves inserting DNA into the genome of another plant's.

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Genetic modification of plants involves inserting DNA into the genome of another plant's cells.



This could include changing the way the plant grows or making it resistant.

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This could include changing the way the plant grows or making it resistant to.

/> This could include changing the way the plant grows or making it resistant to a.



Research showed that aside from the GM crops being resistant to targeted conditions.

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Research showed that aside from the GM crops being resistant to targeted conditions including.

/> Research showed that aside from the GM crops being resistant to targeted conditions including drought.



According to a report by the International Service for the Acquisition.



According to a report by the International Service for the Acquisition of.



According to a report by the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech.

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According to a report by the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications.



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