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Capital Rice joins anti-bug fight

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Capital Rice, Thailand's leading organic rice producer and distributor, has teamed with the National Innovation Agency (NIA) and Siam Waterflame Co in adopting a system in which nitrogen is used to eradicate weevils in grain. 

Science and Technology Minister Peeraphan Palusuk (centre) join rice executives in testing the technology to use nitrogen to kill rice weevils. SOMCHAI POOMLARD

The system will replace the existing method in which carbon dioxide is used in the vacuum packing process.

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