Benefits of the application of Biotechnology in Agriculture by Dr Rose Gidado

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Farmer benefits increase productivity or reduce cost by:

  • increasing yield
  • improving protection from insects and disease
  • increasing their crops’ tolerance to heat, drought, and other environmental stress

Processor benefits improve the quality and content of animal feed, food and energy sources.
Consumer benefits are advantages such as 

Environmental benefits help reduce agriculture’s impact on the land

  • Conserve soil and energy 
  • Reduce greenhouse gases
  • Minimize use of toxic herbicides
  • Conserve soil fertility and natural resources.
Farmer benefits increase productivity or reduce cost by:

  • increasing yield
  • improving protection from insects and disease
  • increasing their crops’ tolerance to heat, drought, and other environmental stress

Processor benefits improve the quality and content of animal feed, food and energy sources.
Consumer benefits are advantages such as 

Environmental benefits help reduce agriculture’s impact on the land

  • Conserve soil and energy 
  • Reduce greenhouse gases
  • Minimize use of toxic herbicides
  • Conserve soil fertility and natural resources.
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Dr Rose Maxwell Gidado is the National Coordinator, ,, Nigeria Chapter and can be reached at:

Twitter:@OFABNigeria
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