Crop Diseases

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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Locust weed in riverine belt

Calotropis (Calotrops procera) is a common weed in Katcho area (riverine belt) of District Khairpur. This weed plant, is locally known as the Akh. It belongs to the Asclepiadaceae family which includes 280 genera and 2000 species of world wide distribution but most abundant in the sub-tropics and tropics, and …

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Boll worm problem in Sindh

In Sindh the wheat production target of 2.256 million tons has been fixed for 2004-2005. The projected 45 to 50 per cent water shortage and the delayed removal of cotton crop from fields have given rise to apprehensions that the wheat target for current Rabi season may not be achieved. …

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Sheesham’ disease stages a comeback

TAHLI (Sheesham/ Dalbergia Sissoo) — a high quality broad leaf, dark brown tree about 30 to 45 feet tall — has spread to almost every area located at 120m to 1,250m above the sea level owing to the environment of the sub-continent Punjab apart, the genus Dalbergia has more than …

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Damage to peach crop in Swat likely

Thousands of tons of peach crop is feared to be wasted in the Malakand division this season again as mass exodus of people continues from the area after the launch of military operation ‘Rah-i-Haq-II’ for flashing out Taliban. The Pakistan Horticulture Development and Export Board (PHD&B) has said that the …

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Combating rust in wheat

RUSTS are fungal diseases of plants called Puccinia (family Puccinaceae). These are most destructive diseases worldwide and have the ability to destroy the entire wheat crop. They have the ability to form new races that can attack previously resistant cultivars, and have the capacity to move long distances with potential …

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