A biochip that could detect several viruses in bananas and potatoes has been developed in Taiwan, it was reported Wednesday.

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Muhammad Fahim Abbas, Farah Naz and Ch. Abdul Rauf, Department of Plant Pathology, Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi, Pakistan

Common wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) is placed at the number one position among the staple foods of the world and it is the main source of calories, protein, certain vitamins and minerals. Pakistan has been divided into number of production zones and being staple diet of inhabitants, wheat occupies a central position in the agricultural of great agro-ecological areas where wheat is grown.

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