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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...
CHINA SLOWS DOWN APPROVAL OF GMO VARIETIES By Chuck Abbott 4/24/2017 Anna McConnell U.S. officials have prodded China repeatedly for a faster and more open system for deciding whether to approve the import of new GMO crop varieties. China approved only one strain last...
CHICKPEA CULTIVATION IN PAKISTAN Dr. Muhammad Tahir and Dr. Aziz Ur Rehman* Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, 38040, Pakistan. *Corresponding Author: [email protected]     Scientific classification Kingdom             Plantea Genus                   Cicer Class                     Equisetopsida Species                  arietinum L. Order                      Fabales Botanical name        Cicer arietinum L. Family                   Leguminosae Common Names Gram, Chickpea, Chana, INTRODUCTION: Chickpea is known as...

Pit Planting in sugarcane

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A revolutionary method Sugarcane is the most important cultivated crop of tropical and subtropical areas.  It is highly valuable crop because of sucrose content and bagasse can be used for making clip and hard board, paper making and compress fiber...
Main Causes for The Failure of Cotton in Pakistan Cotton is sown as a fiber crops.it is considered as a cash crop. According to old history it was grown in Indus plain in 3000 BC, in the cotton production countries...
    Hybrid seed production in Maize Hybrid: -                Progeny resulting from a cross of two inbreeding parents and this process is called hybridization. Hybrid plants has more performance than the average of their parents. AA (inbred line) ×   BB (inbred line)       AB -----------...
(Written by:   Khadija Tehseen Arshad) Introduction: Rabi crop Ranked 4th in cereals Botanical name………………… Hordeum vulgare Urdu name ……………….... jao Latin word ………………………… flour Scientific Classification: Kingdom  ……………………………………….    Plantae Phylum    ………………………………………..  Spermatophyta Class        …………………………………………     Monocotyledons Family      …………………………………………   Poaceae Order       …………………………………………   Cyperales Genus      …………………………………………    Hordeum Species    ………………………………………….   vulgare Top ten...
Botanical name:Triticum aestivum English name:   Wheat Common name: Gandum Family name:     Poaceae Introduction: As a food, wheat, is the most important crop in all over the world which contain a number of proteins, vitamins, calories and minerals. It has been a staple food for...
Multiple cropping: It is defined as “growing of two or more than two crops in the same field in the same time in a year”. Multiple cropping systems is not a new technique, it is practicing in: Egypt 300B.C. Maya Indians...
Rice (Oryza sativa) is the one of the major staple food in the world .About half of the world’s population feed on it. It is cultivated in more than 100 countries, predominantly in the Asia. About 90% of the...

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