Annual variability of different climatic parameters was analysed from historical weekly meteorological data for three different stations of Punjab namely Ballowal Saunkhri, Ludhiana and Bathinda representing the three different agroclimatic regions of the state.

In the calendar year 2009, during the first-time testing of samples of drinking water as many as 151 samples, taken from various parts of the district, failed the test. The test was done to ascertain whether the water is fit for human consumption or not.

SP Sharma

The joint action committee of residents of the town formed against air pollution being caused by the thermal power house of the PSEB here has decided to file a petition on the issue in the High Court as the authorities concerned have failed to check the emission of ash that is playing with the health of people.

Insecticide resistance management (IRM) strategy was devised and evaluated for the management of American bollworm, Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) in cotton in on-farm research in Bathinda and surrounding villages, Punjab state, in 2002-2003 and 2003-2004 which is the main cotton area in the South-Western region of Punjab.

Even as the state of Punjab has notified the master plan for Ludhiana, the ones for Patiala, Bathinda and Jalandhar are in the process of being finalised.

Aug. 30: Children in Punjab are being born with birth defects due to pollution from coal-fired power stations, according to an investigation by a British newspaper.

Granite in Haryana a possible source uranium has contaminated milk, wheat, pulses and water in Bathinda district in Punjab, a study by scientists of Amritsar

Children more susceptible to respiratory, eye ailments
Anil Jerath

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The paper examines the impact of Intellectual Property Rights on the Indian seed industry. The data used in the study have been taken from the reputed published sources. The study brought out that as long as Indian farmer continues to be a grain producer and does not convert himself into a 'commercial seed seller' of the protected variety, he would be unaffected by the Plant Breeder's Rights.