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Fighting Poverty Through Agriculture

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Poverty reduction has always been a central objective for every political government in Pakistan, yet every ruling party has miserably failed in reducing poverty so far. The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government has allocated a sum of 82 billion rupees to fight the rural poverty by targeting the agriculture sector of …

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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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