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GM Maize: A Golden Product

By Muhammad Nazar and Muhammad Waqas Yonas Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan Introduction Agriculture is the backbone of Pakistan and contributes 25% to the national economy, provides employment for over 50% of the labour force and is main source of income generation in rural areas.Use of labour is much …

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Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa): An Emerging Nutritious Crop in Pakistan

       Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa): An Emerging Nutritious Crop in Pakistan                                     Muhammad Waqas Yonas1*,  Wajiha Anum1 1Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan 1Regional Agricultural Research Institute, Bahawalpur Correspondence E: Mail: mwaqasyonas@outlook.com   Kingdom: Plantae    Clade: Angiosperms; Eudicots    Order: Caryophyllales Family:  Amaranthaceae Introduction Quinoa (C.quinoa) is an emerging and …

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   Stages of Soybean Development

        Stages of Soybean Development                                       Muhammad Nazar1* Muhammad Roman1 1Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan Correspondence E: Mail: m.maan26@yahoo.com   Introduction: Soybean development is a continuous process that starts from germination and ends at maturity of seeds. During its life time its growth and development is affected …

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Cultivation of Spring Mash

Cultivation of Spring Mash (Vigna mungo)                          Muhammad Roman1*,  Muhammad Nazar1 1Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan Correspondence E: Mail: m.maan26@yahoo.com   Introduction: Common Name: Mash/Black gram Botanical Name: Vigna mungo Family: Fabaceae Mash is an important leguminous crop grown in both spring and kharif season. It takes less …

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Potential Influence of Transgenic crop on Agriculture

Potential Influence of Transgenic crop on Agriculture Saddaf Khan1*, Arshad Ali2, Muhammad Umair Yasin3 and Noman Nawaz4. 1Taxonomy lab, Department of Botany, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad 2Postgraduate Lab, Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad 3Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad 4Dairy Technology Lab, National Institute of Food Science …

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Problems and solutions of cotton in Pakistan

Problems and solutions of cotton in Pakistan Arshad Ali1*, Muhammad Umair Yasin2, Touqeer Haider3, Zarghoona Naz4 and Muhammad Amjid1. 1Postgraduate Lab, Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad 2Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad 3 Pomology lab, Institute of Horticulture, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad 4Agro-Climatology Lab, Department of Agronomy, …

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Introduction, Composition and Storage Strategies of Wheat Grains in Pakistan

Introduction, Composition and Storage Strategies of Wheat Grains in Pakistan Sadia Ismail1*, Touqeer Haider2, Maryam Rafique1, Muhammad Sajid3 and Arshad Ali3. 1 Stress Physiology Lab. Department of Botany, New Science Block, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad 2 Pomology lab, Institute of Horticulture, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad 3 Postgraduate Lab, Department of …

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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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