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Role of Phytomedicines and Plant Health Clinic on Plant Health Security

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(Resume of presentation by Dr MP Srivastava at ‘3rd international Symposium on Plant Protection and Plant Health in Europe’ at Berlin, Germany, 14-16 May, 2009)

Ever growing population and unprecedented losses due to plant pests pose serious threat to our food security. Managing population is an uphill task but devastating losses can be prevented by providing stringent security to plants through phytomedicines and plant health clinic and thereby assuring food security. Phytomedicines/pesticides not only control plant diseases/pests, but also improve productivity, which is otherwise lost to pests.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 June 2009 08:52


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