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Why should we buy organic food?

Authors: Aroma Murtaza,Tehseen Sarwer Department of Plant pathology, University of Agriculture Faisalabad Introduction Organic farming is defined as growing fruits, vegetables and plants without using harmful pesticides, synthetic chemicals and inorganic fertilizers. Organic farming is a practice that seeks to provide you, with fresh, tasty and authentic food without harming …

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Innovative strategies for the control of apple scab

Innovative strategies for the control of apple scab caused by Venturia Inaequalis Authors: Aroma Murtaza، Safa Khalid۔ University of Agriculture, Faisalabad۔ Apple tree is commonly called Malus domestica. Apple fruit is a delicious pomaceous fruit which belongs to Family Rosaceae, Genus Males Except for the seeds the whole fruit including the skin …

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Drip Irrigation – A Water Saving Technique   

Drip Irrigation – A Water Saving Technique                                        Saboor Khalid* University of Agriculture Sub Campus Vehari Agriculture has great importance in the economy of Pakistan, because 21% of national GDP consist of agriculture. From previous  few years production of important crops have been  increased but it is difficult to overcome the …

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Post-harvest losses in fruits and vegetables in Pakistan

Post-harvest losses in fruits and vegetables in Pakistan Munawar Abbas1, Wazda Maqsood2, Moeen Ijaz1, Muhammad Hashim1 and Asim Yaseen1 1 Department of Soil and Environmental Science, University of Agriculture Faislabad. 2 Department of Soil Science, Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan   Post harvest losses expression in the world is “Degradation in …

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Hidden Treasures of Roses 

Hidden Treasures of Roses  Dr. Rashid Hussain1, Dr. Zahoor Hussain2, Muhammad Ali3  (Horticulture-IUB Bahawalpur1, CA UOS2, BZU Multan3)  Rose is king of flowers. Roses are most important ornamental plants which are raised for flower production on commercial scale and for beautification. Usually they are well renowned for their esthetic gratification. These are also used for making perfumes and …

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NEED TO IMPROVE FRUIT PROCESSING

NEED TO IMPROVE FRUIT PROCESSING Ahsan Ramzan, Dr. Zaid Mustafa, M. Imran Lodhi Pakistan is among top list of developing countries. Fruit production is growing every year and its export is also growing but sometime during glut season its supply becomes surplus than its direct consumption. So, to avoid its …

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A NEW MODEL FOR CONSERVING LOCAL POLLINATORS AND NATURAL BIODIVERSITY IN PAKISTAN

A NEW MODEL FOR CONSERVING LOCAL POLLINATORS AND NATURAL BIODIVERSITY IN PAKISTAN   ,Shehbaz Sharif 1*,Pro.Dr.Mansoor-ul-hasan* ,Burhan Ahmad1,Abdul Manan 2, Asim Munawar1 ,Muhammad Ishtiaq Sarwar1 ,Muhammad Mohsan 1 Department of Entomology, University of Agriculture Faisalabad. 2 Department of  Plant Breeding & Genetics, University of Agriculture Faisalabad.   Corresponding author1*: Haadikhan822@gmail.com   …

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Challenges and solutions of rice-wheat cropping system

Challenges and solutions of rice-wheat cropping system Ahmad Latif Virk*1, Naeem Ahmad2, Muhammad Umair Yasin2, Ghulam Hasan3 and Muhammad Wasim Shoukat3   1 Agro-climatology Lab, Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad. 2 Crop Nutrition and Irrigation Management Lab, Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad. 3 Integrated Pest Management …

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