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5 Tools to Tackle Climate Change

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This year will likely be the hottest on record, according to the World Meteorological Organization. As temperatures continue to rise and extreme weather events such as droughts and floods become more frequent, farmers face more unpredictable and difficult growing conditions. Now, more than ever, farmers need plant science technology to …

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IN VITRO PROPAGATION OF  APPLE THROUGH SEED

IN VITRO PROPAGATION OF  APPLE THROUGH SEED Written by. M.Shahzad, Sumaira Bibi Tissue culture is emerging field of breeding and forms integral part of biotechnology.  It offers an alternate to conventional vegetative propagation and has various advantages over other breeding methods like we get pathogens free plant in tissue culture and …

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Tissue culture and crop improvements

PROSPECTS AND CONSTRAINTS OF PLANT TISSUE CULTURE IN CROP IMPROVEMENT INTRODUCTION: Tissue culture is now very common in modern and developing world. Nowadays people use this method commercially for plants as well as animals. In humans, the application is limited to regenerate vital organs like liver, kidney etc. First of …

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IN VITRO PROPAGATION OF POTATO

By. Shahzad, Ghulam Fatima IN VITRO PROPAGATION OF POTATO Tissue culture is emerging field of breeding and forms integral part of plant biotechnology. It offers an alternative to conventional vegetative propagation and has various advantages over other breeding methods like we get pathogen free plant in tissue culture and through …

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Transgenic Technology for Pest Management 

Transgenic Technology for Pest Management    Author: Tehseen Sarwer  Department: Plant Pathology University of Agriculture Faisalabad.     Introduction:  Worldwide transgenic technology added a new era to control pest & become a vital component of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) system to protect crops from targeted pests. From Past two decades, transgenic technology developed to generate insect-resistant crop. Transgenic …

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Genetic Differences of Germplasm more Valuable in Identification of the Genotypes

  Genetic Differences of Germplasm more Valuable in Identification of the Genotypes: Adapted to Perform Well under Saline Environment Noman Naseer1, Rashad Mukhtar Balal1, Muhammad Adnan Shahid1,3, Muhammad Zubair1 and Mujahid Ali2 Department of Horticulture, University College of Agriculture, University of Sargodha Institute of Horticultural Sciences, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad …

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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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