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Basics of Agriculture

  • Growth stages for different crops

    (Written by:   Khadija Tehseen Arshad) “Growth is actually a complex processes with different organs…

  • Terminologies used in Agronomy

    Terminologies used in Agronomy Written and compiled by: Ahmad Mahmood, Department of Agronomy, Pir M…

  • Horticulture

      What is Horticulture? Horticulture is the industry and science of plant cultivation. Horticulturis…

Organic rice success story

India’s organic rice success story proves that GMOs are unnecessary Thursday, September 29, 2016 by: Daniel Barker One of the biggest – but most easily debunked – lies we’ve been told about GM agriculture is that the technology is necessary to feed a steadily increasing world population. Monsanto and other …

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chick pea

    Chickpea definition. The chickpea is also called the Southern pea or the garbanzo bean. is considered the third most important pulse in the world, being widely grown in many subtropical and warm-temperate regions. Chickpea is the common name for an annual plant, Cicer arietinum, of the Fabaceae (or Leguminosae) family that …

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Growth stages for different crops

(Written by:   Khadija Tehseen Arshad) “Growth is actually a complex processes with different organs developing, growing and dying in overlapping sequences”. It is also: “Irreversible increase in size, weight, or volume”. Types of growth: There are basically two types of growth: Determinate growth Indeterminate growth Determinate growth: It is the type …

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