Current Applications Of Radiation Technology In Agriculture

There are a number of ways, other than food processing, in which radiation and related technology are utilized in the service of food and agriculture. Examples include the following: sterile male technique for insect pest control, mutation induction for plant breeding purposes, radiotracers for studies on agrichemical pathways in the environment, studies on utilization of fertilizers and other plant nutrients by plants cultivated as human food crops, radio-

immunoassays for animal physiology studies, animal husbandry research, and vaccine production to protect animals against parasites. Collectively, these techniques constitute an important component of the toolbox available to agricultural scientists in their never-ending quest for improvements to the world's food production system(s).

Anti-Aging Report

Anti-Aging Report

When people generally think about anti-aging, they tend to think about the visible signs of wear and tear, those tell-tale wrinkles, age spots and their developing jowls. No-one wants to get old, let alone feel and look older than their years and anti-aging treatments are becoming so sought after by both men and women that the skincare market is colossal, but what really works?

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