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What do you know about Zika Virus:

(Written by Haseeb Jan) History of Zika virus: Zika virus is a mosquito-borne flavivirus that was first identified in Uganda in 1947 in monkeys through a network that monitored yellow fever. It was later identified in humans in 1952 in Uganda and the United Republic of Tanzania. Outbreaks of Zika …

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Citrus and Citrus Scab

                                                        Citrus is one of the world’s major fruit crop. Citrus fruit belongs to the dicotyledonous family rutaceae and is  grown in tropical …

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Control of Mango Mealy Bug

INTRODUCTION Mealy bugs are sucking insects, soft bodied, oval shape and cottony in appearance. Mealy bugs are found on leaves, stems, roots and fruits which are covered like whitish powder. This condition is very difficult to eradicate the mealy bugs. The mango mealy bugs suck a large amount of sap …

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What Are the Different Types of Crop Diseases?

Every year, agricultural producers lose vast quantities of crops to various crop diseases. To understand how and why certain diseases strike certain crops, plant pathologists have categorized all diseases into two general groups, infectious and non-infectious. Once segmented into one of the categories, diseases are then described by the characteristic …

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COTTON LEAF CURL VIRUS DISEASE

COTTON LEAF CURL VIRUS DISEASE   (Muhammad Hamza & Muhammad Wajid Javed) Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) is an important fiber and cash crop as it contributes a lot to the national economy as it is a source of income for many people. This crop is very important in textile industries. Cotton …

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Entery test result for Engineering entry test in University of Agriculture, Faisalabad has been announced

UNIVERSITYOF AGRICULTURE,FAISALABAD For Admission to the Degree of B.Sc. Agri. Engg./ B.Sc. Food Engineering/B.Sc.Textile RESULTOF ENTRYTEST Technology/ B.Sc. Energy SystemEngineering/ B.Sc. Environmental Engineering As we are uploading yours’ result, so if you are suffering some problem than plz  0ERYYou may subscribe/contact with us @ 03034309053 for knowing yours’ result or anyother …

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Koch’s Postulates and their Modifications in 21st Century

Koch’s Postulates and their Modifications in 21st Century: In 1884, Robert Koch and Friedrich Loeffler tried to define criteria for identification of any pathogen associated with a particular disease in living organisms. These postulates were further refined by Koch and published in 1890. Koch, primarily set these postulates to establish …

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Environmental hazards of pesticides

ABOUT 25 million agricultural workers in developing countries suffer from pesticide poisoning each year that includes a significant number of women, says the World Health Organization (WHO). Most of the applied pesticides in these countries have been classified by the WHO as class one pesticides like monocrotophos, methamidophos, endosulfan and …

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Cotton crop hit by rain and pests

TOWARDS the close of the third week of this month, the Punjab agriculture minister was reported to have directed the Extension and Pest Warning Wing officials to be, “alert and remain present in the fields to have a close watch over the situation created by the monsoon rains for the …

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