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Introduction of Gladiolus Cultivation

Introduction of Gladiolus Cultivation:-                                                                                                          Gladiolus is perennial cormous flowering plants belong to Iridaceae family. The Botanical name is  Gladiolus tristis.The name “Gladiolus” is derived from the Latin word “Gladius”, meaning “sword”, for the shape of its leaves. The common name is Gladiolus, Sword lily and Natal lily.This is one of …

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Its time to call Dieffenbachia

Its time to call Dieffenbachia By Allah Bakhsh  and Mohsin Bashir   Dumb cane (Dieffenbachia amona) is permanent fleshy, evergreen and belongs to group of tropical plants. They are famous for their foliage beauty and their leaves are major source of attraction, bearing alternate pattern of white and yellow distinctive mosaic …

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Biological control of citrus psylla

Biological control of citrus psylla Dr. Faisal Hafeez, Afifa Naeem, Muhammad Arslan Ibrahim, Hafiz Muhammad Zahid Anwar   Pakistan is the 6th highest producer of Kinnow (mandarin) and oranges in the world, with 2.1 million tons’ production. Different cultivars of citrus are grown in tropical and sub-tropical atmosphere of the …

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Stevia

What Is Stevia? Stevia is the name given to a green leafy herbal plant, which is native to South America and has been used for hundreds of years because of its extremely sweet leaves. Stevia glycosides, mainly stevioside and rebaudioside are the active compounds responsible for its sweetness. Stevia has …

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Salient Features of Papaya Cultivation

Salient Features of Papaya Cultivation By M. Bilal Khan, Dr. Zahoor Hussain, Mujahid Ali (College of Agriculture, University of Sargodha) There is much more blessing of Allah on us and life is one of those. As a human, we are the great creatures among all other creatures. That’s why we …

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Drought is the Most Significant Aspect Restraining the Development and Efficiency of Tomato and all other Vegetables.

Drought is the Most Significant Aspect Restraining the Development and Efficiency of Tomato and all other Vegetables. Muhammad Munir1, 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 Horticultural Sciences …

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    Nutritious and Health benefits of Fenugreek      

Authors: Muhammad Shahroz Khan, Rana Muhammad Ateeq Ahmad Institute of Horticulture Sciences, University of Agriculture Faisalabad Pakistan.                    Nutritious and Health benefits of Fenugreek                                                                                                                 The fenugreek is known as methi. Fenugreek is a herb having green leaves and produce white flowers. It is used as vegetable in raw form …

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Brinjal: A shiny nightshade of Pakistan

  Brinjal is also known as eggplant is grown as fruit. The botanical name of eggplant is solanum melongena belonging to family solanaceae. Eggplant is widely cultivated fruit vegetable. It is summer crops. Postharvest losses could be as high as 39% primarily due to diseases and mechanical damaging. In Pakistan …

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Mango malformation: Causes and its Management

Authors: Hafiz Atta Ur Rehman Saeed1 and Umar Niaz2 Institute of Horticultural Sciences1 and Department of Entomology2 University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan Introduction: Mango is known as king of fruits and Pakistan is placed at 5th position worldwide in production phase. In production phase Mango is produced more at 2nd …

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Hidden Treasures of Roses 

Hidden Treasures of Roses  Dr. Rashid Hussain1, Dr. Zahoor Hussain2, Muhammad Ali3  (Horticulture-IUB Bahawalpur1, CA UOS2, BZU Multan3)  Rose is king of flowers. Roses are most important ornamental plants which are raised for flower production on commercial scale and for beautification. Usually they are well renowned for their esthetic gratification. These are also used for making perfumes and …

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