Posts made in July, 2012

Filipino farmer-scientist bags Asia’s ‘Nobel Prize’

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Filipino farmer-scientist bags Asia’s ‘Nobel Prize’

MANILA, Philippines – Romulo Davide, a 78-year-old agricultural scientist, is among the 6 recipients of the prestigious 2012 Ramon Magsaysay Award, Asia’s version of the Nobel Prize. In giving Davide the recognition, the Ramon Magsaysay Foundation (RMAF) recognized his “steadfast passion in placing the power and discipline of science in the hands of Filipino farmers, who have consequently multiplied their yields, created productive farming communities, and rediscovered the...

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“Peer-Reviewed” Research Purportedly Showing Negative Effects of Biotech Crops and Food Does Not Demonstrate Any Problems

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“Peer-Reviewed” Research Purportedly Showing Negative Effects of Biotech Crops and Food Does Not Demonstrate Any Problems

A personal assemblage by Peter Davies July 2012 Note: some of the text below is copied directly from the cited web sites or magazines with no attempt to rewrite. Preface Biotech crops and foods derived from them are assessed carefully for safety by national food safety authorities before they are marketed, and—more importantly—there is no scientific reason to believe they pose and new or different risks. 2010 Report From the EU Commission Directorate-General For Research: “The main...

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BCP Convention Presentations

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BCP Convention Presentations

            INFLUENCE OF YEAST STRAINS IN THE PRODUCTION OF QUALITY TROPICAL FRUIT WINES [Dr. Priscilla Sanchez] HOME COMPOSTING AND ORGANIC VEGETABLE GARDENING [Dr. Virginia Cuevas] CHEESE-MAKING WITH FUNGAL RENNET [Dr. Susana Mercado] HOME-MADE SOYMILK FROM BIOTECH SOYBEAN [Ms. Amy Laurena] BT COTTON FOR INCREASED PRODUCTION [Cotton Development Administration] DEVELOPING LONG SHELF LIFE PAPAYA WITH RINGSPOT VIRUS RESISTANCE [Dr. Evelyn Mae Mendoza] CROP...

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