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Production Technology of Sunflower

Production Technology of Sunflower

  Muhammad Nazar Department of Agronomy, UAF Correspondence email: nazarsardar786@gmail.com Introduction: Botanical name:         Helianthus annus Family:                       Compositae Local name:              sooraj mukhi Importance: Edible oil is the essential component of our food but we are producing only 20% of our need and remaining 80% is imported to fulfill the requirement.Keeping …

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Cotton Production Under Changing Climatic Conditions in Pakistan

By Muhammad Waqas Yonas1*  and Muhammad Sohaib Khan  1Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan Department of Agronomy, Agro-Climatic Lab University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan Introduction Climate change is the variation in the average weather condition of a particular region of the earth. Variation may be caused by the multiple of …

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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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Biological Control of Cotton Mealy Bug (Phenacoccus solenopsis) in Pakistan

Biological Control of Cotton Mealy Bug (Phenacoccus solenopsis) in Pakistan                                     Muhammad Waqas Yonas1*,   Kashif Umar1                                     1Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan                                     1Department of Entomology, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan                                        Correspondence E: Mail: mwaqasyonas@outlook.com Introduction Gossypium hirsutum L.   is one of the chief cash crops …

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Lac culture

Lac-Farming-Business

Lac culture          Author: Saad Ramzan, Kanwal Hanif, Muhammad Ahsin Ayub and Naeem Arshad Maan           Ayub Agriculture Research Institute (AARI), Faisalabad.   Introduction: The art of rearing lac insects on scientific lines for lac production is called lac culture. Lac is a product of lac insect which is only …

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Safflower production under local Environment of Pakistan

Safflower production under local Environment of Pakistan Zarghoona Naz1*, Saddaf Khan2, Arshad Ali3 and Muhammad Umair Yasin4. 1Agro-Climatology Lab, Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad 2Taxonomy lab, Department of Botany, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad 3Postgraduate Lab, Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad 4Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture, …

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