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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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Sustainable Approaches to Water Borne Diseases

Sustainable Approaches to Water Borne Diseases Rao M Sajjad Sharif* Ashfaq Ahmad, Shahid Majeed and Faisal Munir Now, the planet is affected due to the action of climate change. Fluctuation in water cycle and climate will challenge the availability of water and also raise the contact to unsafe water. Droughts, …

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Fermented foods

What Are Fermented Foods? Fermented foods are foods that have been through a process of lacto fermentation in which natural bacteria feed on the sugar and starch in the food creating lactic acid. This process preserves the food, and creates beneficial enzymes, b-vitamins, Omega-3 fatty acids, and various strains of …

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Transgenic Technology for Pest Management 


Transgenic Technology for Pest Management    Author: Tehseen Sarwer  Department: Plant Pathology University of Agriculture Faisalabad.     Introduction:  Worldwide transgenic technology added a new era to control pest & become a vital component of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) system to protect crops from targeted pests. From Past two decades, transgenic technology developed to generate insect-resistant crop. Transgenic …

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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: [email protected] The Indian in Peru were the first to cultivate potato around 8000 BC to 5000 BC. …

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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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