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Efforts to sequence the rice genome

Efforts to sequence the rice genome Asim Munawar1*, Aqsa Arshad1, Muhammad Ishaque Mastoi2, Shehbaz Sharif1 and Muhammad Ali3 1Department of Entomology, University of Agriculture Faisalabad. 2Department of Plant and Environmental Protection, NARC, Park Road Islamabad. 3 Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, University of Agriculture Faisalabad.   *Corresponding author: Asim Munawar …

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The new frontier of genome engineering with CRISPR-Cas9

The new frontier of genome engineering with CRISPR-Cas9   Shehbaz Sharif 1*,Muhammad Afzal2 ,Muhammad Amir1,Abbas Ali1, Asim Munavir1 ,H.M.Saeed1 ,Muhammad Mohsan ,Qaiser Mahmood Saeed3 1 Department of Entomology, University of Agriculture Faisalabad. 2 Department of Plant Production , King Saud University Riyadh Saudi Arabia 3 Department of  Pest Warning& Quality …

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DH Technology in Maize Research and Breeding

DH Technology in Maize Research and Breeding Homozygous inbred lines are the basis of hybrid maize breeding. Two inbred lines are crossed to produce high yielding hybrids. Hybrid varieties exploit heterosis and is highly successful in increasing the agriculture production worldwide. Inbred lines are formed by continuous selfing for 6 …

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Biosynthesis and regulation of jasmonic acid & salicylic acid in plant stress tolerance

  Biosynthesis and regulation of jasmonic acid & salicylic acid in plant stress tolerance By SADAF SALEEM Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, University of Agriculture Faisalabad. Phytohormones and their derivatives are considered as major regulators of plant growth and development and systemic response mediators in different physiological actions under …

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PLANT BREEDING INNOVATIONS

Plant Breeding Innovations Rahil Shahzad, Shakra Jamil, Dr. Muhammad Zaffar Iqbal, Dr. Sajid-Ur-Rahman Agricultural Biotechnology Research Institute, AARI Faisalabad Rahilshahzad91@gmail.com Innovations in Plant breeding comprises a number of methods which are used by the plant researchers and plant breeders to improve crops for farmers quickly and precisely. A brief Discussion …

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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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