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February , 2017
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From cancer-causing crop to organic vegetable

Source: The Hindu, Date: February , 2017

The Hindu, Ongole, Feb 2017: A small group of progressive farmers in Santhanuthalapadu in the Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh has quit the cultivation of tobacco, the principal commercial crop in the district, to grow organic fruits and vegetables. After burning their fingers growing the “negative” crop — tobacco— the price of which is governed more by the global demand-supply situation, they decided to go in for organic fruits and vegetables

Read More: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Visakhapatnam/From-cancer-causing-crop-to-organic-vegetables/article17337009.ece

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