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    A: Insect Pest Interfere Crop Production; case study of water melon production. Insects are organisms that can be of important when impose positive impact in the crops and human environments, but when harm the crops and interfere with human activities they regarded as pests and much care must be taken to ensure they not harm the crops and reduce risk of crop loss. Idea of understanding their biology, the way they reproduce, grow and develop and their involvement in the crop environment is of…

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    the same power over us, if not more. Shortly after President Bush’s farm bill in 2002, the New York Times published Michael Pollan’s article, “When a Crop Becomes King” which depicts a harsh reality of how the food industry, specifically the corn production, has taken over American politics, health, and the environment. In Michael Pollan’s “When a Crop Becomes King”, Pollan effectively argues that corn production has managed to take control of American society with strong imagery, credible…

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    The benefits and risks of the scientific method of genetically modifying crop species Since the emergence of agriculture over 10,000 years ago, humans have been altering the genomes of the crops they produce in order to increase the crop quality in many ways, with fruit size and palatability being two obvious examples. Whether this occurred incidentally through the techniques used to cultivate the plants or intentionally through artificial selection, humans have created strains of domesticated…

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    that eating plants would not only lower cholesterol and blood pressure but also be more sustainable than livestock production for the future population. One of the reasons why experts like him agree with having to double crop production by 2050, is due to the increasing demand for crops to feed livestock. Through research, Jenkins offers some dietary methods, especially the Simian diet, which could help feed the population at that point in time.…

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    to produce a crop but need to still generate the largest profit possible. That’s when farmers have to make the decision of growing Genetically Modified Crops or other crops that have not been modified. Genetically Modified Crops are looked upon their positive and/or negative effects. The decision whether or not to grow Genetically Modified Crops is what many more farmers are leaning towards in this country in these tough times. Farmers in this Country started out with growing crops that were…

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    Doomsday Seed Vaults

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    vault built in an Arctic mountainside to safeguard global food supplies. Now for the first time since the vault was opened on the Svalbard archipelago in 2008, seeds have been withdrawn. The original intent or charter if you will is designed to protect crop seeds such as beans, rice, and wheat against the worst cataclysms of nuclear war or disease (Doyle, 2015). Once you crack the seal, or pop the cork as the case maybe, it is easier to go back to the wine for a sip or two until the bottle is…

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    Cash Crop On My Cornrows” Amandla Stenberg utilizes the internet, Youtube, to educate a global audience on cultural appropriation and black and hip-hop culture. Stenberg defines cultural appropriation as the moment when an a outside person completely disregards another culture’s history and allows their actions to lead to racial generalization and stereotyping of the culture the aspects originated from; thus allowing the appropriator to be addressed as trendy (Stenberg). Her “Don’t Cash Crop On…

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    as “the lottery”. To begin with,the villagers might participated because,they wanted their crops to grow. So that’s why they mostly did it,but they were nervous about it, because they didn’t know who was the one the was going to get stone at.But they will still do it because they wanted their crops to be blessed.And it was a small town so that’s why everybody did it.The whole town people wanted their crops to be good to be blessed so they had to participate. Next,they participated,but they…

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    widespread of genetically modified (GM) crops,, countries across the world are debating whether GM crops should be used for human consumption. Genetic modification is an alteration of genetic information to make them capable of producing new substances or performing new functions. A gene is a unit of hereditary material. In the United States over half of the corn grown is genetically modified, however, eight European Union have banned genetically modified crops. Many developing countries refuse…

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    Over the past decade, there has been increasing commercial interest in growing genetically modified (GM) food crops such as corn, soy, and rice from many nations (Baram & Bourrier, 2010). Like everything has the positive and negative side of it, also there has been a lot of controversies about GM food crops. Some research studies indicate that GM food crops are beneficial to those countries that are suffering from nutrient deficiency such as vitamin deficiency (Naqvi et al., 2009). In a study…

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