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Personal views on guerilla gardening
The flower's signifance? The former restaurant ... descendent of that poppy still finds its way into my garden each year. The opium poppy provides an apt ... poppy by its many common names: bread seed poppy, peony poppy, and Danish flag poppy are just a few names that have been attached. In the end, however, they are all Papaver somniferum, the opium poppy ...
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AWARDS - THE MAE FAH LUANG GARDEN
Luang Foundation and of M.R. Disnadda, who transformed Doi Tung from an expanse of opium poppy fields to farmland producing temperate zone crops that generate income for the hilltribe people who ... happy and contented. If some of their poverty can be alleviated, they won't grow opium. If we can help our neighbours and make them feel more comfortable, these problems won ...
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ORIGIN & MISSION - THE DOI TUNG DEVELOPMENT PROJECT - UNDER ROYAL INITIATIVE
As a result of its outstanding ... of rural poverty and the eradication of the cultivation, production, trafficking and consumption of opium and opiates, the Doi Tung Development Project under Royal Initiative has become an ...
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Rainforest Biogeography
Peruvian and Colombian forests are now being cleared rapidly, with coca (cocaine) and opium poppy cultivation being one of the major incentives. There are also plans afoot by foreign timber ...
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Plants For A Future - Annuals in the Perennial Garden
Papaver somniferum. (60cm x 20cm) Surprisingly few people know that the opium poppy is also grown as a food crop, yet this is the ... amongst other things, as a topping on bread and rolls, come from. Opium poppies are also commonly grown as an ornamental crop for their delicate flowers (in the British climate yields of the drug opium from the sap of the plant are so low that it ...
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Monkey opium addicts
It is believed the monkeys have become addicted to opium they found in discharges from a drug factory in Ghazipur. ... a 200-year-old drug factory that makes medicines after processing opium, according to the United News of India wire service. Workers ... come across opium in effluents from the factory, got high and came back for more. HOME Primates Primate FAQ Primate Species The Opium Poppy ...
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World in photos: July 6 - July 12 - Los Angeles Times
Afghanistan wars U.S. Marine Corps 1st Lt. Shaun Miller makes his way through an opium poppy field in the southern province of Helmand in southern Afghanistan. His work includes assessing war ...
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Travel Books and Travelogues - National Geographic Traveler Highlights the Best Travel Writing
Sattar poppies that fill one of the pages? A map below the images pinpoints the poppy field's location. This quirky photo book is full of such iconic Afghan sights. The ... Hong Kong's more sinister underbelly as he befriends a local mobster and tours an opium den. Beneath the action on the streets are the cultural tensions embodied by Booth's ...
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National Geographic Magazine 100 Best Pictures-Afghanistan
Pakistan, despite government efforts to reduce poppy growing, is among the world’s major exporters of heroin. (See “The Poppy,” by Peter T. White, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC, February 1985.) Much of the opium ... the Islamic revolution in Iran, most opium was exported to Iran. With that ...
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Heroin
It was commercially marketed in 1898 as a new pain remedy and became widely ... Drug Threat Assessment 2003, heroin is cultivated from opium poppies in four source areas: South America, Mexico, and Southeast and Southwest Asia. Opium cultivation decreased from 5,082 metric tons during 2000 ...
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