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Coke and Pepsi get mixed reviews in bid to clean up Brazil sug...

By Paola Totaro WASHINGTON, March 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - C oca-Cola and PepsiCo's efforts to stop illegal land seizures by sugar suppliers in Brazil have made progress but Coke has had the greater impact and its competitor needs to do more, a World ... DNA, 1 month ago

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Should India stop growing sugarcane?

Although the crop devours water, it remains important for India, reports Surinder Sud.   Consider the water balance sheet of sugarcane cultivation. It takes about 250 tonnes of water to produce one tonne of sugarcane. Viewed from another angle, between 180 and 250 cm of water is used during the crop’s growing period varying from 12 to 18 months. This is more than twice the country’s average rainfall of 89 cm during the four-month monsoon season and substantially in excess of ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Soon, your car could be powered by sugarcanes

Sugarcanes could soon be used to power cars. A team of researchers has brought an oil-free future closer to the reality.The University of Illinois scientists have proven sugarcane can be genetically engineered to produce oil in its leaves and stems for ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago

BJP seeks ED probe into Rs 251-cr bank loan to Harsha Sugars

The BJP on Thursday demanded an Enforcement Directorate (ED) enquiry into the charges that co-operative banks illegally sanctioned Rs 251 crore term loan to Harsha Sugars, in which Congress leader Lakshmi Hebbalkar is the managing director. Addressing a press ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

CID petition enquiry into Harsha Sugars loan deal

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) is conducting a petition enquiry into Rs 215 crore loan deal between a consortium of cooperative banks and Harsha Sugars, of which Congress leader Lakshmi R Hebbalkar is the managing director. A senior police ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Determining how plants evolved into carnivores

Any insect unlucky enough to land on the mouthlike leaves of an Australian pitcher plant will meet a grisly end. The plant's prey is drawn into a vessel-like "pitcher" organ where a specialized cocktail of enzymes digests the victim. Now, by studying the ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Sugar cane politics leaves bitter taste among farmers

Western Uttar Pradesh's sugar cane belt, that stretches from Delhi's satellite town of Ghaziabad and goes up to Pilibhit, is harvesting the sweet produce at a time when politicians are busy exploiting the crop issue in the Assembly polls. Like the cash-rich ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
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Exclusive - Brazil could ease foreign land ownership limits by June: minister

By Stephen Eisenhammer and Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil could pass a law by the end of June to lift limits on foreign purchases of agricultural land, the Agriculture Minister said in an interview, adding he supported maintaining some ...
 Sify2 months ago

Land allotment letters to tribals soon: Siddaramaiah

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, on Wednesday, said that allotment letters to the tribals, who have applied for lands under Forest Right Act, will be issued soon. He said this while addressing the gathering after inaugurating a tribal convention, organised by the ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago

PM’s sugar coated deal: Will resolve payment issues for cane growers if BJP wins

Modi struck a rapport with sugarcane farmers when he announced that a BJP government in the state, if elected, would clear their dues in 14 days. Speaking at an election rally in Meerut, a satellite city near Delhi and a politically influential centre in ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 months ago
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