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New mosquito repelling molecule identified

Dr. Aditi Jain New Delhi: Indian researchers have synthesized a new aromatic molecule that promises to help repel and kill adult female of Aedesaegypti mosquito which is carrier of several disease-causing viruses. Mosquito bites that result in diseases such as malaria and dengue are a major concern in tropical countries where the temperature allows their

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Wild tomatoes can help in making commercial varieties disease-free

Vaishali Lavekar Pune: From soup and salads, tomato serves as a primary ingredient in Indian food. It is nutritious, loaded with antioxidants and vitamins. But keeping tomatoes free from ‘early blight’ disease is a challenge for farmers. Now a group of Indian scientists has found a way to develop tomatoes resistant to the most common disease – early

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