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Basics of Agriculture

Mineral Depletion of the Soil

why a ‘healthy diet’ isn’t so healthy any more. Hundreds of years of farming have depleted the soil of the minerals we need in our food.  Plants need these mineral for their own healthy growth, and we need them for our own health when we eat plants.  Our need for …

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Facts and Figures about Foresty

Industry Groups Establishments involved in forestry operations are classified in NAICS Code 113. 15763In 2012 there were 15,763 forestry establishment listed under the NAICS Code 113. These establishments are divided among three distinct industry groups: Timber tract operations (NAICS code 1131): This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the operation …

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Glossary Pakistani & Indian Spices (Masala)

Spices are the most basic and fundamental ingredients of Pakistani and Indian cuisine. Cooking without some of these spices is almost impossible, and omission of these spices often results in subtle changes in flavour in dishes. It is always good to stock up these spices prior cooking Pakistani and Indian …

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Glossary of Pulses and Lentils

Bengal Gram / Chickpeas (Brown)                            Kale Chana or Kale Chanay These chickpeas are known as Desi chickpeas as well as they are thought to have come from Asia originally, have a small, darker seed and a rough coat, cultivated mostly in the Indian subcontinent, Ethiopia, Mexico, and Iran. Chickpeas are grounded …

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3rd Merit list(Undergraduate Programs) of University of Agriculture Faisalabad

  UAFInformation(Sb se Taez): Under Graduate 3rd Merit lists of University of Agriculture, Faisalabad are being announced.   Note: u may chek urz name in the list/Fees Schedule/Admision Process/Any thing you wanna to ask by joining in our discussion forum @ fb @ https://www.facebook.com/groups/uafinformation/  For any help/Confusion you can also Contact …

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Terminologies used in Agronomy

Terminologies used in Agronomy Written and compiled by: Ahmad Mahmood, Department of Agronomy, Pir Mehr Ali Shah-Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi. Email: ahmadmahmood91@gmail.com What is Agronomy? : Agronomy is the science of crop production. It incorporates the basic sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geology, Microbiology, etc.) into an applied science which is …

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Land measuring Units

Land Measuring Units in PakistanKaram (کرم) 1 karam = 2 ft. steps = 5.5 ft. = 1.67 m1 sq. Karam = 5.5 x 5.5 ft. = (5.5)2 ft.2 = 30.25 ft.2 or1 sq. Karam = 1.67 x 1.67 m = (1.67)2 m2 = 2.679 m2 Marla (مرلہ)1 Marla = 9 …

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classification of crops on basis of Agronomy

CROP CLASSIFICATION BASED ON AGRONOMIC USE:The major agronomic crops are grouped according to their use. In this regards the crops can be classified into the follows:1. Cereal Crops (also known as Grain Crops)These are the grasses grown for their edible seeds. Examples include wheat, rice, maize, barley, oat, sorghum, millet …

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