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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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Feeding the World with Agricultural Biotechnology and world food.

Steps in place to promote agriculture sector

Muhammad Umair Yasin*1, Muhammad Safeer1. 1Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan. *Corresponding author’s email: umairyasin9797@yahoo.com Use of biological processes for industrial and other purposes, especially in genetic manipulation of plants and other microorganisms to make or modify a product or for the production of antibiotics, hormones etc. It …

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Transgenic plants: A need of hour to feed increasing population

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 Introduction Transgenic plants are those plants, whose DNA is modified by genetic engineering methods. The …

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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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Hybrid Seed Production

The first generation progeny of cross between two genetically diversified parents is called hybrid (seed) and the whole procedure of seed production is called hybrid seed production.   Diagram 1: Represent how the hybrid seed produced by crossing between A x B. Agronomic Approaches for Hybrid Seed Production: Different strategies …

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Phytoremediation: An effective remedial technique

Phytoremediation: An effective remedial technique 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         Phytoremediation is a technique which use green plants to …

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Insects Play a Vital Role as a Food

Authors: Umar Niaz1, Burhan Ahmad2, Kamran Qamar3, M. Umar Javed4 and Hafiz Atta Ur Redman Saeed5 Department of Entomology University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan. Introduction: Insects belong to class insecta and Phylum Arthropoda. Approximately 2-3 billion species exist on earth they have three body regions ( head,thorax,abdomen), compound eyes, one …

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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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