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Next phase of Agriculture; CRISPR editing crops

  Next phase of Agriculture; CRISPR editing crops SADAF SALEEM Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, University of Agriculture Faisalabad. Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) production was one of the leading genetic engineering techniques in agriculture in previous decades. Monsanto is world’s famous corporation regarding production of Genetically Modified food crops. …

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Bioplastics in reducing environmental concerns related to waste management

  Bioplastics in reducing environmental concerns related to waste management SADAF SALEEM1, IRAM SALEEM2 Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, University of Agriculture Faisalabad. Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, GC University Faisalabad.   A Bioplastic is a biodegradable plastic made by renewable biomass sources instead of petroleum. Different countries …

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Polyploidy as an evolutionary event in rice

  Polyploidy as an evolutionary event in rice Sadaf  Saleem Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, University of Agriculture Faisalabad. Introduction The organism with multiple sets of its haploid chromosome no. (x) is termed as polyploid and the phenomena lead to the situation is polyploidy. The individual with two sets …

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Vegetable Seed Industry Scenario in Pakistan

Vegetable Seed Industry Scenario Agricultural production is an essential factor for the existence of human race and seed is a vital input for agriculture. Vegetable seeds are the fastest growing category within the overall seeds market. Vegetables play a key role in providing an inexpensive balanced diet. Globally, vegetable seeds …

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Photosynthesis, under drought stress

Photosynthesis, under drought stress Hamna Shazadee1, Sonia Zulfiqar1, Mahnoor Jamil1, Shakra Jamil2, Rahil Shahzad2 Centre of Agricultural Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of Agriculture Faislabad Agricultural Biotechnology Research Institute, AARI, Faisalabad. Importance of water Water is one of the most important substances which both plant and animal need for their survival. …

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Nano Biotechnology; its concept, benefits and applications: a medical perspective

Nano Biotechnology; its concept, benefits and applications: a medical perspective Sana Shaheen1, Farah Kamal1, Rahil Shahzad2, Shakra Jamil2. Muhammad Zaffar Iqbal2 Centre of Agricultural Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of Agriculture Faisalabad. Agricultural Biotechnology Research Institute, AARI, Faisalabad.   Nanotechnology is a scientific approach that involves materials and equipments capable of …

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