Editorial & Words:Be Scientific

Posted on 15-May-2017

Be scientific: on taking a call on GM mustard's usage

With the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee, an Environment Ministry body that evaluates genetically modified crops, approving transgenic mustard for environmental release, a key hurdle remains before farmers can cultivate it: Environment Minister Anil Dave’s approval, under a procedure set down by the UPA government. In 2009 the GEAC approved Bt brinjal, developed by Mahyco and the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, for commercial release. As Environment Minister, Jairam Ramesh overruled read more...

List of words with well explained meaning

S/N Word Meaning
1 Genetic Related to origin read more..
2 Transgenic Related to genes transferred from another species read more...
3 Appraisal To assess/ evaluate something or someone
4 Hurdle A problem or a barrier that need to be fix first before making any further progress
5 Exceptionalism Perception that something is exceptional in some way.
6 Edible Items that is used to eat
7 Pollinating Pollination is the transfer of pollen from a stamen to a pistil. Pollination starts the production of seeds.read more...
8 Amenable Willing to accept any suggestion or idea. Easy going, Responsive and persuadable
9 Hybridisation Process of breedig of animal and plant with other species.
10 Traits Characteristic, feature and quality
11 Proponents A person who supports a theory or a proposal.
12 Vary Differ in size, amount, degree, or nature.
13 Compel To force to do something. To push.
14 Herbicides A medicine that is used to destory unwanted plants.
15 Sans Without , Sans your help, I can finish this task.
16 Expediency Advantage , Benifits



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