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Sikh News 'Punjab turning into an ecological nightmare' (Indian Express via Yahoo! India News)

Discussion in 'Breaking News' started by Sikh News Reporter, Aug 28, 2007.

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    With an all time high cropping intensity of 189 per cent and the highest per hectare use of fertilisers (192.5 kg) and pesticides (923 grams) in the country, Punjab is not only overdrawing its water and soil resources but is also producing crops laced with poison. The state with a yen for the extremes is now adding to its problems by urbanising at an alarming pace that is giving environmentalists ...

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