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Pit Planting in sugarcane

A revolutionary method Sugarcane is the most important cultivated crop of tropical and subtropical areas.  It is highly valuable crop because of sucrose content and bagasse can be used for making clip and hard board, paper making and compress fiber boards. The crop after chopping can be used as animal …

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Hybrid seed production in Maize

    Hybrid seed production in Maize Hybrid: –                Progeny resulting from a cross of two inbreeding parents and this process is called hybridization. Hybrid plants has more performance than the average of their parents. AA (inbred line) ×   BB (inbred line)       AB ———– Hybrid     …

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Importance of Barley for Human beings

(Written by:   Khadija Tehseen Arshad) Introduction: Rabi crop Ranked 4th in cereals Botanical name………………… Hordeum vulgare Urdu name …………………. jao Latin word ………………………… flour Scientific Classification: Kingdom  ……………………………………….    Plantae Phylum    ………………………………………..  Spermatophyta Class        …………………………………………     Monocotyledons Family      …………………………………………   Poaceae Order       …………………………………………   Cyperales Genus      …………………………………………    Hordeum Species    ………………………………………….   vulgare Top ten barley …

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How multiple cropping system is beneficial?

Multiple cropping: It is defined as “growing of two or more than two crops in the same field in the same time in a year”. Multiple cropping systems is not a new technique, it is practicing in: Egypt 300B.C. Maya Indians in central America Incas in south America Advantages: Multiple …

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Aquaponics can increase the paddy farm income

Rice (Oryza sativa) is the one of the major staple food in the world .About half of the world’s population feed on it. It is cultivated in more than 100 countries, predominantly in the Asia. About 90% of the rice production and consumption is related to Asia. Pakistan ranks at …

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Rise in temperature: A big challenge for maize crop

Rise in temperature: A big challenge for maize crop Tahir Abbas, Asif Imran, Abdul shakoor, Muhammad Shahid and Nazar Manzoor Pakistan is blessed with four seasons, but these seasons are changing due to global warming. The global warming is a big threatening issue for food security in the world. Temperature …

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روایتی کسان کو ایک غیر روایتی مشورہ

میں نے خود کبھی کھیتی باڑی نہیں کی، اور ہماری جو بھی زمین ہے اللہ کے کرم سے اس پر نہ کبھی گھر والوں نے کچھ اگایا ہے اور نہ ہی آنے والی نسل کا کوئی ایسا پروگرام ہے، زمین ٹھیکے پر دے دینا اور سال میں اپنا حصہ لے …

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