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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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Significance of Safflower as Oilseed Crop in Pakistan

Significance of Safflower as Oilseed Crop in Pakistan Arshad Ali1*, Sadia Ismail1, Muhammad Umair Yasin2 and Noman Nawaz3. 1Postgraduate Lab, Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad 2Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad 3Dairy Technology Lab, NIFSAT, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad *Corresponding author’s email: arshadali2797@gmail.com INTRODUCTION: Safflower (Carthamus tinctorius …

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Soyabean-An Important Agricultural Commodity     

  Soybean was scientifically known as Glycine max. Soybean demand is increasing day by day due to its versatile characteristics. Soybean contains unparallel composition, fantabulous nutritious value, salubrious benefits, adaptability to different kinds of soils and environmental conditions, and has diversity in end uses. Soybean is the highest degree important …

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Production technology of potato for yield enhancement per unit area in Pakistan

Production technology of potato for yield enhancement per unit area in Pakistan Muhammad Amjid*1, Arshad Ali1­, Muhammad Sajid1 and Muhammad Umair Yasin1. 1Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan. *Corresponding author’s email: amjidm70@gmail.com The Indian in Peru were the first to cultivate potato around 8000 BC to 5000 BC. …

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Production Technology of Lucerne/Alfalfa

Production Technology of Lucerne/Alfalfa Muhammad Umair Yasin*1, Hina Ahmed Malik2. 1Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan. 2Soil Agriculture Research Center Lab D-138, Institute of Soil and Environmental Sciences, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan. *Corresponding author’s email: umairyasin9797@yahoo.com Common Name:                    Lucerne/Alfalfa  Botanical name:                   Medicago sativa L.  Family:                                   Fabaceae Introduction: …

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Potato production in Pakistan

Muhammad Umair Yasin*1, Hina Ahmed Malik2. 1Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan. 2Soil Agriculture Research Center Lab D-138, Institute of Soil and Environmental Sciences, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan. *Corresponding author’s email: umairyasin9797@yahoo.com   Potato (Solanum tuberosum) is world’s most important crop being grown on more than 18 …

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Challenges and solutions of rice-wheat cropping system

Challenges and solutions of rice-wheat cropping system Ahmad Latif Virk*1, Naeem Ahmad2, Muhammad Umair Yasin2, Ghulam Hasan3 and Muhammad Wasim Shoukat3   1 Agro-climatology Lab, Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad. 2 Crop Nutrition and Irrigation Management Lab, Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad. 3 Integrated Pest Management …

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Direct Seeding Rice in Water Deficit Areas

A Cost Effective Technique of Direct Seeding Rice in Water Deficit Areas Muhammad Umair Yasin*1, Ahmad Latif Virk2, Muhammad Ahmad Arain1, Naeem Ahmad1 and Usman Zulfiqar1   1 Crop Nutrition and Irrigation Management Lab, Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad. 2 Agro-climatology Lab, Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture, …

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 Important diseases of the olive and their management through fungicides and Biocontrol.

 Important diseases of the olive and their management through fungicides and Biocontrol. Ghulam Muhae ud Din1, Muhammad Amjad Ali1, Muhammad Usman1, Hafiz Muhammad Uzair Saqib2 1Department of Plant Pathology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad. 2Department of Forestry and Range Management, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad. History of the olive in the Pakistan …

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Potential areas for oil seeds production

POTENTIAL AREAS FOR OILSEEDS PRODUCTION IN PAKISTAN Pakistan is facing a severe deficit of edible oils. Despite the fact that Pakistan is overwhelmingly an agrarian economy, it is unable to produce edible oils sufficient for domestic needs and substantial amount of foreign exchange is being spent on the import of …

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