Monthly Archives: May 2018

Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) Safety In the Household

What is LPG? The term LPG is an abbreviation for Liquefied Petroleum Gas and is produced in oil refining and the processing of natural gas liquids. LPG is pressurised and stored in liquid form in portable cylinders for a variety of purposes. Itis generally stored and distributed as a liquid and it is widely used…
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SIRDC Releases Three New Maize Hybrids

The Scientific and Industrial Research and Development Centre (SIRDC) is pleased to introduce onto the market SIRDAMAIZE 115, SIRDAMAIZE 117 and SIRDAMAIZE 119, a follow up to the successful drought tolerant SIRDAMAIZE 113. The new varieties will be available on the market in the 2017/2018 summer cropping season. Maize production in Zimbabwe is being negatively…
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Effects of Garbage Burning

Garbage burning has been used many a time in trying to control mounds of garbage that accumulate over a period and where other forms of disposal seem not to be addressed. However, such burning has negative impacts to the environment and all living species, especially the human species. We know when fire burns a lot…
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Climate Technology Centre and Network Workshop

Participants at the ҆irst of a KindҠclimate technology workshop Source: https://www.ctc-n.org/news The Scientific and Industrial Research and Development Centre (SIRDC) attended the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) first of a kind climate technologies workshop at the UN City, Copenhagen on 22 and 23 May 2017. The Assistant Director of SIRDC Environmental Science Institute, Mrs…
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