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Micro Catchments-An Efficient Water Conservation Technique in Rainfed Areas

Micro Catchments-An Efficient Water Conservation Technique in Rainfed Areas (Muhammad Nasir*, Hafiz Muhammad Arslan Abid, Sajjad Manzoor, Muhammad Tayyab) University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan *nasir.uaf1900@gmail.com +923136756580   A micro catchment is a specially designed area with slope to increase runoff from rain and concentrate in a planting basin where it …

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Management of green mold in button mushroom

ETIOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT OF GREEN MOLD DISEASE IN BUTTON MUSHROOM Hafiz Muhammad Arslan Abid, Nasir Ahmed Khan, Muhammad Nasir, Sajjad Manzoor Muhammad Tayyab, Muhammad Hamza (University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan) Mushroom is a perishable fruiting body which grows above ground on the surface of soil. Mushrooms are saprophytic basidiomycete grown …

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SOIL SAMPLING-AN INDEX TO SOIL FERTILITY

SOIL SAMPLING-AN INDEX TO SOIL FERTILITY (Muhammad Tayyab*, Muhammad Nasir, Hafiz Muhammad Arslan Abid, Sajjad Manzoor) University of Agriculture Faisalabad *agrariantayyab@gmail.com   A soil sample consists of different sub soil samples which are collected from different locations and depths of the same having same crops history and other management practices. …

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Significance of Soil pH

                                          Significance of Soil pH Soil pH It is defined as the -ve log of the hydrogen ion activity of a soil. pH       =          – log (H+) pH                        1     (H+) Where (H+) represents the hydrogen ion activity in mol L-1. The pH scale is the logarithm to …

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War on water   

“Wars of twenty-first century will be fought over water” Ismail Serageldin.  Water is the driving force for all the nature. Pakistan is a grave victim of water scarcity , because of being on lower riparian in relation to the rivers emanating from the Indian held Kashmir, India has never missed …

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Investing in Agriculture

Investing in Agriculture “Agriculture is our wisest pursuit, because it will in the end contribute most to real wealth, good morals and happiness’’ Thomas. Long time ago some wisest person think of growing crops is far better than to rear large, horrible and toothier animals, with the passage of time …

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Pomegranate: As an emerging Industry of Pakistan

(Authors: Muhammad Tahir Akram, Mahmood-Ul-Hasanand Muhammad Muzahir) Food is essential part of life, human body requires different types of ingredients like protein, carbohydrate, fat, vitamin and minerals to perform its daily activities. Fruits and vegetables are the huge blessing of Allah Almighty. Pomegranate is known as “The Fruit of Heaven” …

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