Cultivable waste land for agriculture graduat...
Dr Badaruddin SoomroCultivable waste land for agriculture graduates

With both federal and provincial assemblies entering final year of their term, agriculture as a sector seems to have slipped further down their priority list.

The current session of Punjab Assembly, which is now in its fourth week, reflects antipathy that [ ... ]

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Scientists prove the healing effects of wheat...
Donna Earnest PravelScientists prove the healing effects of wheat grass juice and wheat grass extract

(NaturalNews) Wheat grass is composed of the young shoots of wheat before stalks form a head with grain. It contains no wheat gluten, and is considered by many natural health professionals to possess healing properties. Wheat grass is, by composition, a su [ ... ]

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Problems and constrains regarding Agriculture...
Ahmad Mahmood, Muhammad Waqas Azam

The farmers of our country are mostly un-educated and lack technical knowledge .They are unable to unde4rstand the modern scientific methods of agriculture and often remain ignorant of good means to protect and increase their yield. Their production is the [ ... ]

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Crop biofortification
Fahim NawazCrop biofortification

A GROWTH rate of 1.2 per cent was estimated in the agriculture sector of the country during 2010-11 with a significant increase in staple food crops like wheat, maize and sugarcane. These crops are grown to feed the country’s ever increasing population w [ ... ]

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The Hunger Games in Pakistan
Murtaza Haider

For many in the West, The Hunger Games is a box-office hit and a bestselling novel. For most Pakistanis, however, hunger games are no work of fiction. While several million Pakistanis are starving where only eight per cent of the children receive minimum [ ... ]

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Farm Machinery: Solar-cum-Gas Fired Fruit Dr...
parc.gov.pkFarm Machinery:  Solar-cum-Gas Fired Fruit Dryer

Pakistan is producing about 6 million tonnes of fresh fruit annually.  This commodity is highly perishable in nature as it has an inherent tendency to spoilage due to physiological reasons, disease and pest infestation.  Due to non-availability of post-h [ ... ]

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How to develop floriculture?
By Dr Muhammad Qasim, Tanveer Ahmad & Iftikhar AhmadHow to develop floriculture?

UNFORTUNATELY, Pakistan has negligible share in worldwide floriculture trade despite having fertile lands, best irrigation system, and rich resources to venture in this enterprising business which not only generates rural employment but also fetches precio [ ... ]

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Monsanto’s Infertility-Linked Roundup Found i...
Mike BarrettMonsanto’s Infertility-Linked Roundup Found in All Urine Samples Tested

A recent study conducted by a German university found very high concentrations of Glyphosate, a carcinogenic chemical found in herbicides like Monsanto’s Roundup, inall urine samples tested. The amount of glyphosate found in the urine was staggering, [ ... ]

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Question of Land Reform in Pakistan
Zulfiqar Shah

THE rural society and agriculture sector of Pakistan is chained by feudal relationships which has given birth to an evil land-tenure system with a high degree of land concentration, absentee landlordism, insecurity of tenure for share-croppers and low  [ ... ]

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Identifying and harvesting wild plants
Matt PinkhamIdentifying and harvesting wild plants

Identifying and harvesting wild edible and medicinal plants can be a lot of fun for the nature lover. Maybe you are just looking to identify some of those "weeds" that you come across on a daily basis. Maybe you are a survivalist looking to learn which pla [ ... ]

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